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CEOs & Scientists on Whether Existing Vaccines Will Work Against Omicron

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As cases of the Omicron variant continue to rise across the U.S., public health officials have one main question: Are the current COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer effective against the new variant?

For now, no one truly knows the answer. However, the CEOs of Moderna and Pfizer, as well as scientists from Johnson & Johnson, have all weighed in on the topic. Some say a new vaccine is inevitable, as Omicron can mutate too many different ways; others say they need more data to be sure. 

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