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Suspected Omicron coronavirus case found in Germany

Reuters
People queue outside a vaccination centre as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Frankfurt, Germany, November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register BERLIN, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The Omicron variant of the coronavirus has probably arrived in Germany, officials in......

World scurries to contain new COVID

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here With each passing hour, new restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa as the world scurried Saturday to contain a new variant of the coronavirus that has the potential to be more resistant to the protection......

Two cases of coronavirus Omicron variant detected in Britain

Reuters
LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Two linked cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in Britain connected to travel to southern Africa, health minister Sajid Javid said on Saturday. “Late last night I was contacted by the UK Health Security Agency. I was informed that they have......

Eye Opener: New COVID variant discovered in South Africa 

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Eye Opener: New COVID variant discovered in South Africa  – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The World Health Organization raises concern over Omicron, a new coronavirus strain. Also, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Russia and a group of Ukrainians......

The Netherlands finds 61 Covid cases in air arrivals from South Africa, and is checking for the variant.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Sixty-one people from two flights from South Africa to the Netherlands have tested positive for the coronavirus, Dutch health officials said early Saturday. It was unclear as of late morning local time if the cases were linked to......

Explainer: How worried should we be about the Omicron variant?

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Travelers line up for a COVID-19 test during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 26, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Nov 27 (Reuters) – The new Omicron coronavirus variant – identified first......

CDC says no cases of Omicron identified in U.S. so far

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A general view of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo Nov 26 (Reuters) – No cases of new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa have been identified in the United States to date, the U.S. Centers for......

Biden says new COVID variant underscores need for vaccines

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden says new COVID variant underscores need for vaccines – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Biden administration is restricting travel from several countries as concerns grow about a new COVID variant. Weijia Jiang reports. Be the first to......

WHO identifies new COVID variant of concern

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here WHO identifies new COVID variant of concern – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The World Health Organization is concerned about a new COVID variant, named Omicron, that was first discovered in South Africa. The news of a new variant......

No cases of new omicron Covid variant in the U.S., CDC says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pediatric doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine sit on a table at National Jewish Health on Nov. 3, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo | Getty Images News There are no U.S. cases of the new omicron Covid variant, the......

WTO postpones major meeting after new variant outbreak

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A sign of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) is pictured at the World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 25, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register GENEVA, Nov 26 (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization (WTO) became the first major diplomatic casualty......

Novavax developing vaccine that targets new COVID-19 variant

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A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Novavax logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Nov 26 (Reuters) – Novavax Inc (NVAX.O) said on......

Oil drops 13% in worst day of 2021, breaks below $70 as new Covid variant sparks global demand concerns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Working oil pumps against a sunset sky. Imaginima | E+ | Getty Images Oil posted its worst day of the year on Friday, tumbling to the lowest level in more than two months as the new Covid-19 strain sparked fears......

Fauci says U.S. in ‘active communication’ with South African scientists about Covid variant

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here White House Chief Medical Adviser Anthony Fauci gives his opening statement before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing on “Next Steps: The Road Ahead for the COVID-19 Response” on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 4, 2021. Elizabeth Frantz......

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