New COVID cases are up 86% from a week ago as the Omicron variant tightens its grip.
Cassie Sauer, CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association states, "I think that there is almost no chance that it's not [here.]"
Epidemiologists call travel bans politically motivated and ineffective as more cases are detected in Europe.
The WHO is expected to name the heavily mutated variant Nu as health officials call it a "matter of concern."
Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends boosters for all as new cases start to rise again across the United States.