“There has been 19% increase in hospitalizations over the past two weeks in the United States.” While we’re waiting to learn more about Omicron, Delta is on a warpath. US Covid cases surge as vaccine progress slows.

+ The Food and Drug Administration authorized a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for 16- and 17-year-olds. The more they learn about Omicron, the more experts recommend you get boosted.