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Omicron is finally in Alaska. Now would be a good time for that booster shot

Monday’s (12-13-21) announcement that the omicron variant is now in Alaska has state health officials hoping that the current downward trend in coronavirus cases in Alaska will continue. Although omicron has proven more communicable than some earlier mutations of the virus, the resulting illness typically has been not as severe. Nevertheless, there’s strong evidence that the vaccine and a booster shot provide critical protection against omicron and any future variants. Read More

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