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Omicron in the US: What You Need to Know (with Scott Gottlieb‪)‬ In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

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Andy digs into the latest science behind Omicron with former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. They discuss what we know about the origin of Omicron, how it's likely to play out in the US, and if we'll need an Omicron-specific vaccine. It's still early, but Andy and Scott have you covered with the most up-to-date information out there about this new variant and the risk it poses. 

 

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt. 

 

Follow Scott @ScottGottliebMD on Twitter.

 

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Check out these resources from today’s episode: 

 
Watch Dr. Fauci’s full interview about Omicron on State of the Nation: https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/12/05/fauci-full-12-5.cnn  
Learn more about the Omicron outbreak in Tshwane, South Africa, as mentioned by Scott: https://www.samrc.ac.za/news/tshwane-district-omicron-variant-patient-profile-early-features
Read more on the coming oral antivirals from Merck and Pfizer and what they mean with Omicron looming: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/07/science/merck-pfizer-covid-pill-treatment.html
Check out Scott’s book, Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic: https://www.harpercollins.com/products/uncontrolled-spread-scott-gottlieb?variant=39344420356130
Find a COVID-19 vaccine site near you: https://www.vaccines.gov/ 
Order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250770165 

 

Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. 

 

For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com/show/inthebubble.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Andy digs into the latest science behind Omicron with former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. They discuss what we know about the origin of Omicron, how it's likely to play out in the US, and if we'll need an Omicron-specific vaccine. It's still early, but Andy and Scott have you covered with the most up-to-date information out there about this new variant and the risk it poses. 

 

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt. 

 

Follow Scott @ScottGottliebMD on Twitter.

 

Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium. 

 

Support the show by checking out our sponsors!

 
Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/ 
Throughout the pandemic, CVS Health has been there, bringing quality, affordable health care closer to home—so it’s never out of reach for anyone. 

Learn more at cvshealth.com.

 

Check out these resources from today’s episode: 

 
Watch Dr. Fauci’s full interview about Omicron on State of the Nation: https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/12/05/fauci-full-12-5.cnn  
Learn more about the Omicron outbreak in Tshwane, South Africa, as mentioned by Scott: https://www.samrc.ac.za/news/tshwane-district-omicron-variant-patient-profile-early-features
Read more on the coming oral antivirals from Merck and Pfizer and what they mean with Omicron looming: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/07/science/merck-pfizer-covid-pill-treatment.html
Check out Scott’s book, Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic: https://www.harpercollins.com/products/uncontrolled-spread-scott-gottlieb?variant=39344420356130
Find a COVID-19 vaccine site near you: https://www.vaccines.gov/ 
Order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250770165 

 

Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. 

 

For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com/show/inthebubble.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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