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Experts in infectious diseases talked with media about the omicron variant and continued to urge individuals to be vaccinated. Following is a list of articles featuring faculty in the Department of Medicine during the week of December 10-16.

David Weber, MD, MPH

Can current monoclonal antibodies protect against the omicron variant? – Dr. Myron Cohen (WSOC-TV)

UNC infectious disease expert says benefits greatly outweigh risks in Pfizer booster for teens – Dr. David Wohl (CBS17)

Doctors are urging people to get vaccinated as the Omicron Variant reaches NC and Covid metrics rise – Dr. David Wohl (WTVD)

No, the COVID-19 vaccines do not cause AIDS – Dr. David Wohl (PolitiFact)

Omicron changes the timing for COVID tests. What to know before holiday gatherings – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett, Dr. Amir Barzin, Dr. David Wohl (The News & Observer)

Here’s what you should do if you skipped your 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccine – Dr. David Weber (WNCN)