Health experts explain their own COVID-safe measures against symptoms and infection as the Omicron variant destroys

The rapid spread of the Omicron variant has made many vaccinated people feel confused about what activities are safe as the world enters its third year of the coronavirus crisis.

Omicron appears to be far more transmissible than previous versions of the virus and better able to avoid immune protection against vaccines or previous infection, even though it appears to cause less serious illness.

In the video above, the WHO says that Omicron appears to cause ‘milder symptoms’

For many people, the rapid spread of the Omicron variant raises questions about whether to limit social gatherings, travel, and other activities.

NBC News asked four public health experts about their own personal behavior and risk calculation during this chapter of the pandemic.

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