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New York and other north-eastern US states see a rapid fall in Covid cases

Despite decreasing positivity rates, hospitals continue to struggle amid a surging patient load and staff shortages New York City and some north-eastern US states appear…

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What “mild” really means when it comes to Omicron

The Omicron variant doesn’t cause as much severe illness as other variants have, but its “mild” symptoms can still be pretty unpleasant. The big picture:…

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Biden deploying military medical staff to help overwhelmed hospitals

President Biden on Thursday will announce a “surge” deployment of military medical personnel to support hospitals currently dealing with a spike of COVID-19 cases largely…

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China locks down third city, raising affected to 20 million

BEIJING — A third Chinese city has locked down its residents because of a Covid-19 outbreak, raising the number confined to their homes in China…

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Omicron on track to infect more than half of Europe, WHO says

The omicron variant of Covid-19 is on track to infect more than half of Europeans, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/omicron-track-infect-half-europe-who-rcna11762…

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New Jersey declares state of emergency over omicron variant

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) declared a state of emergency on Tuesday due to the coronavirus omicron variant, which has caused cases to spike…

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The Pfizer COVID Omicron Booster Is Already In Production

Pfizer has announced its Omicron COVID-19 booster is already in production as the variant has led to a massive increase in cases worldwide, accounting for…

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Omicron is surging — and Democrats aren’t shutting things down this time

BOSTON — Democrats have a message for Omicron-flooded America: get vaxxed and carry on. From New York to California, Democratic mayors and governors are fighting…

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Los Angeles area sets new COVID-19 record

Los Angeles County reported more than 45,000 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, another record-setting total for the area. The county said on Sunday that it had 45,584 new…

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The Supreme Court appears wary of Biden’s vaccine mandate. For good reason.

The government has many options for incentivizing vaccination. They need not torture the law and undermine the separation of powers to do so. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/supreme-court-covid-vaccine-mandate-hearing-exposes-biden-administration-overreach-ncna1287202…

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Ghost Flights Are Polluting the Skies Thanks to Omicron

Few industries have been affected more by the covid-19 pandemic than air travel; with so few people flying for business or pleasure, airlines have taken…

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E3 2022 goes online-only because the pandemic is still a big problem

The massive trade event E3 will take place this year as expected, but with one big, disappointing change: it’ll be entirely online. This isn’t a…

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Parents struggle as omicron disrupts back-to-school plans

Parents are worried for their children’s safety and education as the omicron surge disrupts back-to-school plans. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/parents-struggle-omicron-disrupts-back-school-plans-rcna11121 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Covid hospitalizations among US children soar as schools under pressure

Average of 672 children being hospitalized every day in the US as of 2 January, fueled by the Omicron variant and the holidays Covid-19 hospitalizations…

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Parts of U.S. health system overwhelmed by Omicron

Parts of the U.S. health system — from testing sites to emergency departments to hospitals — are quickly being overwhelmed by Omicron. Driving the news:…

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Some large U.S. schools return online, delay classes amid Covid surge

Several large school districts around the country have temporarily switched to remote learning or delayed their returns as Covid cases mount. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/us-schools-switch-remote-learning-delay-start-classes-omicron-surge-di-rcna10795 Droolin’ Dog…

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Manila’s new Covid lockdown only for the unvaxxed: stay home or go to jail

As Covid suddenly surges in the Phillipines’ Metro Manila area, which has a population of 14 million, President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a lockdown —…

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FDA authorizes Covid boosters for teens 12-15

The Food and Drug Administration authorized Covid-19 booster shots Monday for adolescents ages 12-15, marking the latest step by the U.S. government to green-light more…

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2,300 U.S. flights canceled due to storms, virus

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — Wintry weather combined with the pandemic to frustrate air travelers whose return flights home from the holidays were canceled or delayed…

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Omicron cancels more than 3,800 flights worldwide: Live news

More than half of cancelled flights in US as a total 9,893 flights are disrupted worldwide amid spread of COVID variant. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/1/2/covid-omicron-flights-health-updates-live-news Droolin’ Dog…

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Coronavirus pandemic: Antarctic outpost hit by Covid-19 outbreak

Two-thirds of staff at the station are infected but officials say the situation is not serious. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-59848160?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Thousands of flights canceled on New Year’s Day due to omicron, weather

For air travelers, the new year picked up where the old one left off — with lots of frustration. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/thousands-flights-canceled-new-years-day-due-omicron-weather-rcna10593 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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