Coronavirus Omicron Plague Disrupts Transportation and Emergency Services as Workers Call Out Sick: ‘Most People Are Going to Get Coronavirus Omicron Plague’ — Daniel Whyte III Says America is on the Edge of the Abyss

Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock gave U.S. lawmakers an ominous warning this week: The nation needs to ensure police, hospital and transportation services don’t break down as the unprecedented wave of omicron infections across the country forces people to call out sick.

“It’s hard to process what’s actually happening right now, which is most people are going to get Covid,” Woodcock testified before the Senate health committee on Tuesday. “What we need to do is make sure the hospitals can still function, transportation, other essential services are not disrupted while this happens.”

Much like last winter when public officials were trying to contain the spread of Covid, public services and businesses across the U.S. are cutting back and limiting hours, some even temporarily shutting down. This year, however, so many workers are out sick with the virus, it’s disrupting services that public officials are otherwise trying to keep open.

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Source: CNBC