Transcript for CDC head expects kids to be fully back in schools in September
New concerns about the uk variant, the b.1.1.7 variant, now considered the dominant strain in the U.S. Believed to be more contagious and could be fueling another surge. Health officials say Florida is one of a handful of states hardest hit and increased travel may be partly to blame. And the head of the CDC, Dr. Rochelle walensky, tells Dr. Jen Ashton that she expects kids to be fully back back in the classroom in September. Walensky saying in that ABC news Instagram live conversation saying that she expects the vaccines to be coming up for 12 and up this summer. Now to Washington, where president Biden is expected to sign a number of gun safety measures after recent mass shootings including stopping the proliferation of ghost guns without serial numbers and sold in kits and regulation of stabilizing braces that can turn a pistol into a rifle. These will be executive actions as Democrats just don't have enough votes right now to move on actual gun legislation. Now, the dangerous weather threat, at least three reported tornadoes whipping through Louisiana, and now severe thundetorms stretching from Florida to Michigan. That system is on the move into the east, and north. And finally, here, the poetry on the cover of "Vogue," the amazing Amanda Gorman tweeting, what a joy it is to be featured as a first poet of a magazine's cover wearing a black designer and Gorman says even though the title focuses on her quote rise, she says it is truly about those unnamed and unseen lifting her up. Back to you, Amy. Of course she said that because she is beautiful and humble poet and how powerful does she look on that cover. It's gorgeous. Thank you, Ike. I'm a lot nicer than T.J., just
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