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Moderna says updated vaccine works better against omicron variant

Moderna on Wednesday said that a new version of its vaccine provided a superior immune response against the COVID-19 omicron variant, making it the lead…

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Omicron subvariant drives spike in cases and deaths in Portugal

Europe faces prospect of further Covid measures later in the year as share of Omicron BA.5 cases rise in Portugal and Germany A spike of…

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Fauci says US unlikely to see surge from new COVID-19 variant

Chief White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that he did not think that the U.S. will see another surge in COVID-19 cases…

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Big questions remain as to how Omicron impacts global immunity

The extent to which Omicron’s rapid spread leaves the world better off in its fight against COVID depends on a few big questions, including how long…

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NYC sees rapid decline in Covid-19 cases. Here are the latest figures.

New York City is seeing a “rapid decline” in Covid-19 cases as it begins to emerge from the surge driven by the Omicron variant, Mayor…

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Pfizer Begins Human Trials for New Omicron-Specific Vaccine

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech announced on Tuesday that they have begun testing a new version of their COVID-19 vaccine that specifically targets the extremely…

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Omicron hampers Broadway. Fewer tourists are there for just a score of shows

Tickets may be easier and cheaper to get for the plays that are still open. Some producers reopened until the virus raced through the cast…

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Rapid fall in Covid cases in north-eastern US states | First Thing

Despite falling positivity rates, hospitals are still struggling with a surging patient load and staff shortages. Plus, André Leon Talley dies Don’t already get First…

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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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