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WATCH: CNN’s Leana Wen Says US Must Act as if Omicron Can Be ‘Worst-Case Scenario’


CNN’s top medical advisor Dr. Leana Wen said the government must act as if the Omicron-Variant of COVID can be a “worst-case scenario” in fighting the disease.

“It’s far better to take proactive action rather than wait until it’s too late. President Biden and many world leaders are taking precautions in case omicron ends up being a worst-case scenario. If anything, they should do more to encourage vaccinations, testing & indoor masking,” said Wen.

“There is so much that we don’t yet know, but there are things we know that make us worry,” she added.

Earlier this week, President Joe Biden offered the following comments:

“When I was elected, I said I would always be honest with you. So today I want to take a few moments to talk about the new COVID variant first identified last week in Southern Africa. It’s called the Omnicron. To their credit, the scientific community in South Africa, quickly notified the world of the emergence of this new variant. This kind of transparency is to be encouraged and applauded because it increases our ability to respond quickly to any new threats and that’s exactly what we did.

“I know you’re tired of hearing me say this: the best protection against this new variant or any of the variants out there, the ones we’ve been dealing with already, is getting fully vaccinated and getting a booster shot. Most Americans are fully vaccinated but not yet boosted. If you’re 18 years or over and got fully vaccinated before June the first, go get the booster shot today. They’re free and they’re available at 80,000 locations coast to coast. A fully vaccinated booster person is the most protected against COVID. Do not wait. Go get your booster if it’s time for you to do so.”

Watch Wen’s comments above.

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17 responses to “WATCH: CNN’s Leana Wen Says US Must Act as if Omicron Can Be ‘Worst-Case Scenario’”

  1. seamuspatrickbrady@gmail.com says:

    I was talking to one of my teachers about this. He is neither a democrat or republican, but just a normal voter. He said he is really suspicious of Governor Hochul because she declared a state of emergency before any cases were in our state and sees it as a power grab. If you want encouragement, talk to independents about what they think.

  2. pandusa says:

    We agree… I am tired of hearing you say it. Now-STFU. Now, you see there you made me curse. The little government (which I ain’t exactly sure. CCP? Demonratic Communist Party?) witch that cried wolf and the more you do- the less I listen.

  3. Spidge_Bandersnatch says:

    “Preparing for the worst” is not cost-free. If it involves mental illness rates increasing in children, economic destruction of small businesses, and postponing “elective” surgeries that offer immediate improvements in quality of life, it’s too high relative to the risk as we now know it. This pre-emptive, “drive it into extinction” approach probably didn’t make the transmission/illness/death rate any better, but it sure fucked up the economy and our kids. And interventions like locking up the elderly in nursing homes certainly resulted in unnecessary deaths. If anything made the pandemic worse, it was over-estimating the risk, and sacrificing liberty to the altar of virus extinction, which has been shown to be fallacious thinking.

    • Spidge_Bandersnatch says:

      The government and other institutions keep giving us reasons to mistrust them. How many hints do we need before we take action to preserve our inalienable rights?

  4. rbs094 says:

    She is the same psycho that wanted to “dangle a carrot” in front of us to get our freedoms back. I’d like to know if she has any ties with the CCP, especially since she lived in China in her early life.

  5. Carp says:

    This woman is pure evil. Planned parent president to americas Covid virtue signaler.

  6. Devilsgun says:

    Man, fuck this wiener dog looking bitch and her commie bullshit

  7. Revu says:

    How interesting that a chinese cnn “advisor” is telling everyone to be scared, be really really scared!!!

  8. MontyLalado says:

    Bells Palsy might be an improvement for her

  9. Plaguen says:

    She is a Commie implant, don’t listen to her.

  10. MontyLalado says:

    She looks like she collided with a concrete block

  11. double_fact_checked says:

    Up here in Northern Maine they are offering a 10k sign on bonus not just for RN’s but for CNAs and get this housekeepers, that’s a 10k sign on bonus for housekeepers.

  12. Vashts1985 says:

    NOT GOING TO DO IT AGAIN

  13. frodolai says:

    People don’t like her not because she is Chinese. Instead, People don’t like Chinese because of her.

  14. Moiseevy1 says:

    Yeahhhhhhhhhh…….She looks like she f***Ks