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Omicron Variant Found in Multiple US States

Omicron Variant Found in Multiple US States

By Michelle L. Price, Bobby Caina Calvan | Dec 3, 2021

The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states by the end of Thursday.

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Omicron and Other Coronavirus Variants: What You Need to Know

Omicron and Other Coronavirus Variants: What You Need to Know

By Louis Jacobson, Politifact | Dec 2, 2021

Scientists caution that it's still too early to say whether omicron will prove as dangerous as delta. For now, here's what we know, and don't know, about the omicron variant.

Biden Launches Winter COVID-19 Booster, Testing Campaign

Biden Launches Winter COVID-19 Booster, Testing Campaign

By Zeke Miller | Dec 2, 2021

President Joe Biden is set to kick off an urgent campaign for Americans to get COVID-19 booster shots in response to the omicron variant.

What's the Status of the US COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate?

What's the Status of the US COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate?

By Tom Krisher | Dec 2, 2021

The COVID-19 mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees has faced multiple legal challenges from businesses, conservative groups and Republican attorneys general.

Fauci Says COVID Diverted Resources From Fighting AIDS

Fauci Says COVID Diverted Resources From Fighting AIDS

By Edith M. Lederer | Dec 1, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the COVID-19 pandemic has diverted scientific and financial resources from the fight against AIDS.

Omicron Unravels Travel Industry's Plans for a Comeback

Omicron Unravels Travel Industry's Plans for a Comeback

By David Koenig, Yuri Kageyama | Dec 1, 2021

Countries throw up new barriers to travel in an effort to contain the omicron variant.

CDC Says Ages 18 and Up Should Get COVID Booster Shot

CDC Says Ages 18 and Up Should Get COVID Booster Shot

Nov 30, 2021

The CDC broadened its recommendation for COVID-19 booster shots for all adults as the new omicron variant is identified in more countries.

WHO Warns That New Virus Variant Poses 'Very High' Risk

WHO Warns That New Virus Variant Poses 'Very High' Risk

By Jamey Keaten, Raf Casert, Mari Yamaguchi | Nov 30, 2021

WHO warned that the global risk from the omicron variant is "very high" based on early evidence, and could lead to surges with "severe consequences."

Wary, Weary World Slams Door Shut, Fearing Omicron Variant

Wary, Weary World Slams Door Shut, Fearing Omicron Variant

By Raf Casert, Mari Yamaguchi | Nov 29, 2021

Nations around the world sought Monday to keep the new omicron variant at bay with travel bans and further restrictions.

Biden Pushes Shots, Not More Restrictions as Omicron Variant Speeds

Biden Pushes Shots, Not More Restrictions as Omicron Variant Speeds

By Zeke Miller | Nov 29, 2021

President Joe Biden will urge Americans to get vaccinated and to receive a booster shot as he seeks to quell concerns Monday over the new COVID-19 variant omicron.

What We Know and Don't Know About New Omicron COVID Variant

What We Know and Don't Know About New Omicron COVID Variant

By Maria Cheng | Nov 28, 2021

South Africa's Health Minister Joe Phaahla said the omicron variant was linked to an "exponential rise" of cases in the last few days.

Netherlands, Australia Find Omicron Variant as Curbs Spread

Netherlands, Australia Find Omicron Variant as Curbs Spread

By Mike Corder, Geir Moulson | Nov 28, 2021

The Netherlands confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus on Sunday and Australia found two as the countries half a world apart became the latest to detect it in travelers.

COVID Variant Spreads to More Countries as World on High Alert

COVID Variant Spreads to More Countries as World on High Alert

By Pan Pylas | Nov 28, 2021

The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa.

6 Ways to Find Gratitude in Sobriety During the Holidays

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FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

By Matthew Perrone | Nov 27, 2021

Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus.

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

By Mike Corder, Pan Pylas | Nov 27, 2021

New restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa by the hour as the world scurried Saturday to contain a new COVID variant.

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

By Maria Cheng | Nov 26, 2021

South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province.

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

By Andrew Meldrum and Mogomotsi Magom | Nov 26, 2021

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province,

World Takes Action as New Variant Emerges in Southern Africa

World Takes Action as New Variant Emerges in Southern Africa

By Raf Casert | Nov 26, 2021

A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday, and stocks plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmissible COVID-19 variant.

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