Omicron Found Mostly in Vaccinated Americans So Far

Omicron Found Mostly in Vaccinated Americans So Far

On Dec. 1, 2021, the first case of the new SARS-CoV-2 variant known as Omicron (initially designated “B.1.1.529”) in the United States was confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in California. The case involves a fully vaccinated individual in San Francisco who had returned from a trip to South Africa on Nov. 22, began developing mild symptoms of COVID-19 on Nov. 25 and tested positive for the mutated virus on Nov. 29. The person, whose name has not been released to the public, is between 18 and 49 years old and has been under self-quarantine.1 2

South Africa was the first country to report a case of Omicron infection to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Nov. 24. However, the variant reportedly may have already been circulating in Europe at least a week earlier. According to the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) of the Netherlands, Omicron had been found in PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test samples taken in that country on Nov. 19, and Nov. 23. Omicron had apparently also been detected in test samples taken in Belgium and Germany prior to the revelation by South African health officials.3 4 5 6 7

Dozens of Omicron Cases Reported in U.S.

A second and third case of Omicron infection in the U.S. were identified shortly after the case in California. Those cases involve a man in Minnesota who had been fully vaccinated for COVID and received a booster shot and a woman in Colorado who had also been fully vaccinated.8

Through the first week of this month, the CDC had confirmed a total of 43 cases of Omicron in the U.S. Thirty-four, or nearly 80 percent, of those cases involved fully vaccinated individuals—14 of whom had also received booster shots. Twenty-five of those infected with the virus were between the ages of 18 and 39, and 10 of the cases were among adults 40 to 64 years old, while four cases were children and four were seniors. Nearly all the Omicron cases were said to be mild, with symptoms such as coughing, congestion and fatigue. Only one of the cases required hospitalization. There were no deaths.9 10 11

Omicron Highly Infectious But Mild and Largely Resistant to Pfizer Shot

On Dec. 9, the WHO confirmed that the Omicron COVID variant was highly infectious  and had spread to 57 countries, but that it was too soon to gauge the severity or virulence of the new variant. “It’s too early to tell,” said Maria Van Kerkhove, PhD of the WHO. “I just only wanted to caution against any conclusions about the severity of Omicron yet.” Preliminary data about Omicron infections in South Africa, though, suggests the virus may be milder than the Delta variant, Dr. Van Kerkhove said.12 13

Preliminary data on Omicron also suggests that the virus may be resistant to COVID vaccines. A recent study conducted by researchers at the Africa Health Research Institute in South Africa shows that Omicron “significantly reduces antibodies” generated by Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 biologic. The researchers found a 41-fold reduction in the ability of the antibodies to neutralize the Omicron variant compared with the original SARS-CoV-2 virus.14 15

“We seem to see a drastic reduction in neutralizing activity, far more than with previous variants,” said virologist Florian Krammer, PhD of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. “Little activity was left in vaccinated individuals.”14

Pfizer CEO Pushing for a Fourth COVID Shot

The negative findings of the South African study could be one of the reasons Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla appears to be pushing for a fourth shot of BNT162b2 (including the booster dose). Bourla has said that Pfizer can develop a new COVID biologic that specifically targets Omicron by March 2022. He said:

When we see real-world data, will determine if the Omicron is well covered by the third dose and for how long. And the second point, I think we will need a fourth dose. With Omicron we need to wait and see because we have very little information. We may need it faster.15 16 17


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1 Kimball S, Kopecki D, Bursztynsky J. CDC confirms first U.S. case of omicron Covid variant has been detected in California. CNBC Dec. 1, 2021.
2 Kimball S. First U.S. omicron patient was fully vaccinated and has mild Covid symptoms, officials say. CNBC Dec. 1, 2021.
3 Ellyat H. Omicron Covid variant likely circulating for longer — and more widely — than thought, experts say. CNBC Dec. 2, 201.
4 World Health Organization. Classification of Omicron (B.1.1.529): SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern. Nov. 26, 2021.
5 Associated Press. Omicron COVID variant was in Europe before South African scientists detected and flagged it to the world. CBS News Nov. 30, 2021.
6 Chappell B. The omicron variant was in Europe a week before South Africa reported it. NPR Nov. 30, 2021.
7 National Institute for Public Health and the Environment. Omicron variant found in two previous test samples. Nov. 30, 2021.
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19 Responses to "Omicron Found Mostly in Vaccinated Americans So Far"

  1. Tom   December 13, 2021 at 7:52 pm

    As long as fauci, the CDC and FDA are in the mood to rename and redefine everything every week, we can now say with 100% certainty that the omega-kron nonsense is just another name for the every year-at-this-time seasonal flu. It is not a variant of covid. If it is, show the printed proof from testing.

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  2. Dennis Gallagher   December 13, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    Why wouldn’t a Pfizer CEO push for a 4th jab IT’S ALL ABOUT THE $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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  3. Peace   December 13, 2021 at 10:23 pm

    Oh dear, good grief. That explains the existence of omicron. Get rid of the corrupt Dr. Fauci. Big pharma must be very happy(?????)🤡💵💵💵

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  4. Ascott   December 13, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    Do they test everyone who tests for the variant? That doesn’t seem feasible.

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  5. Joanie   December 13, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    Oh MY God! I agree with you 100%! That is all that it is. I have friends that work in the hospitals here and they are saying, that it’s not true that the beds are all full of Co-Vid people. Most of the hospitals are empty because they don’t have enough staff to take care of patients. To many of them walked out of their jobs, because they don’t believe in the vaccine and won’t get it.
    +

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  6. Joanie   December 13, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    Oh MY God! I agree with you 100%! That is all that it is. I have friends that work in the hospitals here and they are saying, that it’s not true that the beds are all full of Co-Vid people. Most of the hospitals are empty because they don’t have enough staff to take care of patients. To many of them walked out of their jobs, because they don’t believe in the vaccine and won’t get it.

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  7. catt   December 13, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    Well duh! It’s more than likely a reaction to those ghastly COVID shots. People need to wake up and understand what is actually taking place and stop being suckered into everything these dip$hit$ keeping coming up with.

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  8. Daniel   December 14, 2021 at 12:46 am

    Why would a new booster developed by March 2022 be at all helpful??? Against Omicron 4 months after it surfaces? We had Delta in July and now Omicron in November/December – by March 2022 we should have at least one more variant, possibly two so any booster for Omicron will be completely obsolete. Scientists warned that vaccines would push the virus to mutate more quickly and more new variants on the horizon. It’s proving true and the poor folk that are getting 3 and 4 jabs now to “booster” the snot out of themselves are still getting “breakthrough” infections, they’re still being found to carry the same viral load and the same potential for transmission to others with a vague promise of some sort of decrease in severity, maybe, but not sure by how much, but it’s worth getting jabbed, right? For a handful of maybe? The immune system doesn’t work that way. If you get an appropriate antibody response from infection or exposure (I’ve known so many people that tested negative multiple times and now have antibody response) your immune system will respond and B and T cells will kick in. If you get a false antibody response (*ahem* nebulous vaccine) then you’re no better off than before and now you have injected yourself with toxic sludge multiple times.

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  9. Paulette Dubé   December 14, 2021 at 1:26 am

    It’s all about $$$ and depopulation so the elites can have more to spend on themselves and dictate our lives.

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  10. Data detective   December 14, 2021 at 4:59 am

    Too early to tell.
    Not enough data.
    We are not doing DNA variant testing on all covid cases.

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  11. Melissa Murray   December 14, 2021 at 6:45 am

    If 80% of fully vaccinated are getting this new strain, couldn’t the vaccines be causing the mutation?

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    • Caroli   December 16, 2021 at 4:45 pm

      Interesting question…

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  12. Bob   December 14, 2021 at 10:10 am

    I don’t believe the CDC. No one is testing for variants. How would you even know you had Omicron as it’s milder than a common cold? If you had mild fatigue, would you run to a lab and ask to be tested for Omicron? This is all manufactured. There is no Omicron and there are no tests for it.

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  13. Rich   December 14, 2021 at 2:47 pm

    If you move the letters around, omicron spells moronic

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  14. Sam   December 14, 2021 at 3:50 pm

    People are not thinking. The shots don’t work as stated, but they are still being pushed. NOT because they help, but because it brings in money.. big pharma and the big F who is giving all this MISINFORMATION to the public should be fined, arrested, put in jail and never let out!

    Just look what is happening. People feel because they have this shot that they won’t get sick, well…. just look at the stats.
    One other concern we should be looking at is the blood supply. If you are ‘unshot’ and you need blood, will you be getting it from someone who has this poison already in their system? Passings its deadly affects on to you! You who have chosen to actually follow the REAL science?
    Think about that. Think how all this drug tainted blood is going to be used in the coming months and years in innocent people who chose to NOT get these failed shots.
    And just how many boosters are you thinking people need. Some having had four boosters already with in ONE year. Does that sound reasonable? Come on people out there who have followed like sheep to the slaughter and gotten shots and are now giving them to your children, What is the point of having this shot in to you if it does not work and HAS been harming people or even killing them. Really, explain that to me. I want to know what makes your brain work to think that what you are doing is right.

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  15. Ernesto   December 14, 2021 at 6:02 pm

    Fuaci has to go! He is a money hungry POS who puts politics and his pocket before the common good of this nation! Is everyone aware he is in bed with big pharma!!!

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  16. Jo   December 14, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    If countries have extradition treaties with U.S.A., why can’t the countries (NOT bribed heavily by the CONgressional Medical Industrial Complex, a.k.a., BigPig Pharma) call for the delivery of Fauci and all the Exec. Branch unelected alphabet bureaucrats within the Health & Human Services Agency—notably their corrupted PHS, which contains CDC, FDA, NIH/NIAID, et al., FOR IMMEDIATE NUREMBERG-STYLED TRIALS of those S.O.B.s—for murder of millions, through Fauci’s China-Genenetically-Engineered SARS-1 into SARS-2 “CoVid-19” ?!??
    The Dept. of S.O.B.!!
    _ Otherwise, as Americans are “jabbed,” the unvaccinated “control group” will disappear–and the reserve blood supply will be contaminated. Then, we’ll all be modified, as Fauci & Gates want.

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  17. Peace   December 14, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    I’ve been wondering about it as well. Covid virus has mutated a few times for the entire 2021 year since the mass vaccination has began.

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  18. John C.   December 16, 2021 at 5:03 pm

    Right on !! I was infected with Covid in Sept. 2021 after being fully vaccinated with Pfizer Vac. I was unable to have anyone in the Hospital or anywhere else tell me that it was Delta which was very prominent at the time. BS reigns with these clowns.

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