Rep. Greg Murphy to Newsmax: Why ‘Huge Alarmist Attitude’ on Omicron?

It is hard to understand why there is a “huge alarmist attitude” toward the newly discovered omicron coronavirus variant when the initial reports are showing mild symptoms, Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C., told Newsmax on Wednesday.

“This is all so much conjecture,” Murphy, who is also a doctor, told “American Agenda,” after Dr. Anthony Fauci’s remarks to reporters concerning the discovery of the first official case of the variant to pop up in the United States.

“Up to this point, from everything that I’ve read and everything that I’ve seen, the type of symptoms from the omicron variant have been less and as of [Tuesday], there had been zero deaths reported,” Murphy said.

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