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Omicron Dominates Weekly Outlook, Looms Over Holidays

Surging coronavirus cases across the world are threatening health care systems in countries seeing a significant spread. The newest variant, omicron, led to thousands of flight cancelations ahead of the Christmas holiday. U.S. President Joe Biden last week announced plans to send one thousand service members to support U.S. hospital staff, and plans to stockpile masks and gowns. VOA’s Arash Arabasadi has more.