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Washington Health Secretary weighs in on omicron response as frigid weather closes testing sites

In Washington state, some COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites are closed Tuesday due to severe cold weather. This comes as omicron spreads rapidly ahead of the New Year holiday.

Host Peter O’Dowd speaks about the pandemic response with Washington’s Secretary of Health Dr. Umair Shah.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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