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COVID-19: ‘Omicron’s A Different Animal,’ Says Expert, Sounding Alarm Over In-Person Learning

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 29, 2021 | Publication: Yonkers Daily Voice
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Omicron makes people sick faster. Here’s what else you need to know for New Year’s weekend

Quoted Dr. Daniel Griffin | December 29, 2021 | Publication: USA Today
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Fauci: US should consider vaccine mandate for US air travel

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 28, 2021 | Publication: Houston Chronicle
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We have more work to do,’ Biden says as Omicron surge looms

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 27, 2021 | Publication: Reuters
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Rate of daily U.S. cases grows as highly contagious omicron variant spreads rapidly

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 27, 2021 | Publication: WBUR
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Fact check: Texas doctor claims COVID vaccine poses bigger threat to teens than the virus

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 27, 2021 | Publication: Houston Chronicle
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Dr. Peter Hotez: Health system could unravel after Christmas weekend

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 26, 2021 | Publication: MSNBC
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Flying home after the holidays? Getting vaccinated or boosted is the first step toward safe travel, expert says

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 26, 2021 | Publication: CNN
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Flights canceled, delayed on Christmas Day at San Antonio airport

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 25, 2021 | Publication: San Antonio Express-News
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COVID Q&A with Peter Hotez: ‘We could break the 100,000 death mark in Texas’

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 24, 2021 | Publication: Houston Chronicle
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Holiday and home testing means it will be difficult to track the spread of Omicron in Texas

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 23, 2021 | Publication: Texas News Today
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New COVID treatments are coming. Will they help combat the omicron onslaught?

Quoted Dr. Daniel Griffin | December 23, 2021 | Publication: USA Today
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U.S. testing struggles to keep up with Omicron

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 22, 2021 | Publication: Reuters
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How to Think About Omicron’s Risk for Children

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 22, 2021 | Publication: The New York Times
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Hospitals Scramble as Antibody Treatments Fail Against Omicron

Quoted Dr. Daniel Griffin | December 21, 2021 | Publication: The New York Times
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Biden pledges 500M free COVID-19 tests to counter omicron

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 21, 2021 | Publication: WWNY TV
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Dr. Hotez: Messaging around Covid boosters ‘not handled very well’

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 21, 2021 | Publication: MSNBC
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Dr. Peter Hotez on Combatting Antivaccination Beliefs and Rescuing Public Health From Politics

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 21, 2021 | Publication: American Journal of Managed Care
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The ‘shocking’ rapid spread of Omicron and what it means for holiday gatherings

Quoted Dr. Daniel Griffin | December 21, 2021 | Publication: News 12 The Bronx
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Omicron variant in Houston: Boosters may not provide lasting effects

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 20, 2021 | Publication: ABC 13
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As Omicron threatens a global surge, some countries shorten COVID-19 booster timelines

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 20, 2021 | Publication: Reuters
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Hospitals brace for a COVID surge as people travel for the holidays

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 20, 2021 | Publication: NPR
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How to stay safe as omicron spreads; Lessons from 30 years in leadership

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 20, 2021 | Publication: NPR
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Is it Safe to Travel With Covid Cases Surging?

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 17, 2021 | Publication: Bloomberg
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With questions about omicron’s severity still unanswered, Texas braces for new COVID-19 wave this winter

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 17, 2021 | Publication: The Texas Tribune
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Vacinate, vaccinate or vaccinate. But make sure you vaccinate,’ Dr. Peter Hotez says as omicron surges

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 17, 2021 | Publication: KHOU 11
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Omicron variant reported in 38 states as COVID cases across the country increase

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 17, 2021 | Publication: CBS News
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Why do we get side effects from vaccines? Experts say that means it’s working

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 14, 2021 | Publication: Los Angeles Times
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Dr. Hotez on what feeds vaccine refusal: “Anti-science aggression”

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 14, 2021 | Publication: American Medical Association
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Dr. Peter Hotez: Omicron is like a fast-moving freight train

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 14, 2021 | Publication: MSNBC
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Preliminary lab results indicate first cases of omicron variant in Austin-Travis County

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 13, 2021 | Publication: CBS Austin
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Dr. Peter Hotez answers Twitter question about COVID windfall

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 13, 2021 | Publication: Houston Chronicle
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Should the definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ be changed to include a booster shot?

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 11, 2021 | Publication: Los Angeles Times
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Houston Methodist has identified 8 new cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 9, 2021 | Publication: Houston Public Media
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Delta-Omicron variant tag team makes booster doses essential

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 9, 2021 | Publication: American Medical Association
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Why this Houston-made COVID shot is a major win for vaccine equity

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 9, 2021 | Publication: Houston Chronicle
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COVID-19 ‘shines a spotlight’ on America’s shoddy health care system, Dr. Peter Hotez says

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 8, 2021 | Publication: Yahoo Finance
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Will children need Covid-19 booster shots? It’s too soon to tell

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 8, 2021 | Publication: NBC News
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Texas may soon see a ‘twin epidemic’ during the upcoming winter season, Dr. Peter Hotez says

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 8, 2021 | Publication: Houston Public Media
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A new Baylor vaccine could receive overseas authorization this year, Dr. Peter Hotez says

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 8, 2021 | Publication: Houston Public Media
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Texas steps up omicron tracking as first case surfaces in Harris County

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 8, 2021 | Publication: Houston Public Media
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COVID-19 Omicron variant detected in Houston wastewater

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 7, 2021 | Publication: Houston Chronicle
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People Thirsty to Reverse Their Coronavirus Vaccination Love This Wacky ‘Treatment’

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 6, 2021 | Publication: The Daily Beast
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From The President’s Pen

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 6, 2021 | Publication: University of Houston Downtown
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New international travel restrictions now in place as US officials try to curb spread of Omicron variant

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 6, 2021 | Publication: FOX 26 Houston
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Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, on the omicron variant and Delta winter surge

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 6, 2021 | Publication: American Medical Association
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Is the best strategy against omicron to boost with the original vaccine?

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 5, 2021 | Publication: NBC News
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More Omicron Variant Cases Found in U.S. As Hospitals Feel Extra Strain Under Winter Surge

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 4, 2021 | Publication: HillReporter.com
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Why Delta and Omicron Could Be a ‘Twin Epidemic’

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 4, 2021 | Publication: New York Magazine
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Editorial: Omicron is here, just in time for the holidays. But don’t panic. Prepare.

Quoted Dr. Peter Hotez | December 3, 2021 | Publication: Houston Chronicle
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