The White Home will maintain a information briefing on Thursday, Dec. 23.
The briefing comes amid a spike of COVID-19 infections because of the extremely contagious omicron variant.
Watch the briefing within the stay participant above at 12 p.m.
President Joe Biden even made a televised assertion earlier within the week urging vaccine holdouts to get vaccinated forward of the vacations.
“I, sincere to God, imagine it’s your patriotic obligation,” Biden stated from the White Home on Tuesday. Whereas Biden didn’t subject contemporary journey warnings or steerage forward of the vacations, he urged that vaccines are the most secure solution to benefit from the holidays. “You’ve an obligation to yourselves, to your loved ones,” Biden stated.
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“Get vaccinated now,” he pleaded. “It’s free. It’s handy. I promise you, it saves lives.”