The Centers for Disease Control confirmed the person was infected with the Sabin-2 variant.
Trevor Bedford predicts 50 percent of the United States will catch Omicron as official await a tidal wave of new cases.
California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, and New York reported new Omicron variant cases today.
The WHO is expected to name the heavily mutated variant Nu as health officials call it a "matter of concern."
Travel returns to normal for Thanksgiving which is fueling worry that an explosion of new cases is coming.
More states approve boosters for all adults as new COVID cases are up 14% nationwide.
Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends boosters for all as new cases start to rise again across the United States.
In an discussion on Tuesday, Dr. Fauci said the United States can avoid a sixth wave through vaccination.
New COVID cases are down to early August levels in Washington, but concern is growing more people need boosters.
New case rates continue to decline statewide three weeks after the vaccinate mandate deadline passed.