Omicron Cramps US Holiday Travel, Resumption of School Year

The fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic continues moving across the world, infecting the unvaccinated and vaccinated alike. The newest variant, omicron, has already led to thousands of flight cancellations in the United States in the new year. Meanwhile, U.S. President Joe Biden has promised the availability of half a billion rapid COVID tests as American schoolchildren prepare to return to class. VOA’s Arash Arabasadi has more.