US President Joe Biden speaks about the Covid-19 Omicron variant during a visit to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland on Thursday. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden speaks about the Covid-19 Omicron variant during a visit to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland on Thursday. Photo: AP

Joe Biden opens winter battle against Covid-19 as US sees more Omicron cases

  • On top of a vaccine and testing push, all travellers to the US, regardless of nationality or vaccination status, must provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test
  • A man who visited New York for an anime convention and a Colorado woman who had returned from South Africa both tested positive for the new variant

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Joe Biden speaks about the Covid-19 Omicron variant during a visit to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland on Thursday. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden speaks about the Covid-19 Omicron variant during a visit to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland on Thursday. Photo: AP
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