Washington Report Ep 25: How the US is dealing with Omicron Covid-19 variant
Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in the United States.
Mr Steve Okun, senior advisor, McLarty Associates – standing in for The Straits Times’ US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh who is on leave – chats with Money FM 89.3’s Elliot Danker and Bharati Jagdish.
00:00 Highlights of conversation (click/tap above):
00:51 US’ response to the Omicron Covid-19 variant and its challenges
02:30 State of emergency declared in New York and measures to counter potential surge during the holiday season
04:28 US and South Africa working together on the Omicron coronavirus variant and vaccines
07:32 Biden administration’s plans to revive the Iran nuclear deal
Produced by: Nirmal Ghosh (email@example.com), The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Ernest Luis & Fa’izah Sani
Edited by: Dan Koh
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