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Japan poised to widen COVID-19 curbs as Omicron drives record infections

Reuters
Passersby wearing protective face masks walk on the street, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan January 15, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Japan was poised on Wednesday to widen COVID-19 curbs to the capital, Tokyo,......

Brazil reports record daily COVID-19 infections as Omicron spreads

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A healthcare worker shows the syringe to a woman after applying a dose of Sinovac’s CoronaVac coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Cacique de Ramos, one of the most traditional carnival blocks of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 8, 2021. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register......

Australia’s daily COVID-19 infections dip below 100,000

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People are turned away at a COVID-19 testing centre in Western Sydney that is closed due to full capacity in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Sydney, Australia, January 5, 2022. REUTERS/Jaimi Joy Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Jan 16 (Reuters) –......

Australia COVID-19 infections hit record amid runaway Omicron outbreak

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Medical workers administer tests at the Bondi Beach drive-through coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing centre in the wake of an outbreak in Sydney, Australia, December 22, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Australia on Thursday reported its biggest pandemic caseload......

Australia COVID-19 infections hit 1 million as Omicron drives record surge

Reuters
SYDNEY, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Australia on Monday surpassed 1 million COVID-19 cases, with more than half of them recorded in the past week, as the Omicron variant ripped through most of the country driving up hospitalisation numbers and putting a strain on supply chains. Having successfully kept a lid......

CNN’s Pamela Brown tests positive for COVID-19

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brad Dress CNN anchor Pamela Brown tested positive for COVID-19, she tweeted on Saturday morning. Brown, who said she is fully vaccinated and boosted, tweeted that she had a scratchy throat, so as a precaution she took a rapid antigen test, which confirmed she was......

U.S. forces in S.Korea raise COVID-19 alert amid record infections

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The South Korean and American flags fly next to each other at Yongin, South Korea, August 23, 2016. Courtesy Ken Scar/U.S. Army/Handout via REUTERS . Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Jan 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) raised its health protection alert on Saturday......

Severe weather, omicron infections drive thousands more U.S. flight cancellations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Airlines canceled more than 2,600 U.S. flights on New Year’s Day as they faced severe weather across the country and a surge in omicron infections among staff that has disrupted air travel throughout the year-end holidays. The issues won’t be......

France sixth country with more than 10 mln COVID infections

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A woman arrives at a mobile coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing booth in Paris, France, December 31, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Jan 1 (Reuters) – France became the sixth country in the world to report more than 10 million COVID-19 infections since......

Philippines on alert as COVID-19 infections hit 2-month high

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People wearing face masks as protection against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) wait to ride a bus going to provinces, a day before the New Year’s Eve, at a bus terminal in Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines, December 30, 2021. REUTERS/Lisa Marie David Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com......

Churches opt for online Christmas services as COVID-19 cases continue surge

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Churches opt for online Christmas services as COVID-19 cases continue surge – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Many churches made the difficult decision to forego in-person services for Christmas yet again, as the Omicron variant fuels a spike in......

Weather conditions, COVID-19 infections cause mass flight cancellations

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Weather conditions, COVID-19 infections cause mass flight cancellations – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Nearly 1,000 flights have been cancelled nationwide as winter weather conditions and a spike in COVID-19 infections hinder holiday travel. Lilia Luciano has more. Be......

China’s COVID-hit Xian city reports rise in infections

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People wearing face masks following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak walk on a shopping street in Shanghai, China, December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Dec 25 (Reuters) – China’s Xian city reported an increase in daily COVID-19 infections and local companies curtailed......

Italy bans New Year events as COVID infections surge

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People wearing protective face masks walk at Capitoline Museums (Musei Capitolini), on the day before coronavirus disease (COVID-19) health passes, known as Green Passes, become mandatory on public transport, in Rome, Italy December 5, 2021. REUTERS/Remo Casilli Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, Dec 23 (Reuters)......

Omicron Infections Seem to Be Milder, Three Research Teams Report

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Three separate teams of scientists on two continents have found that Omicron infections more often result in mild illness than earlier variants of the coronavirus, offering hope that the current surge may not be quite as catastrophic as......

Omicron infections appear no less severe than Delta; COVID-19 lowers sperm count, motility

Reuters
Dec 20 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review. Omicron infections no less severe based on early UK data Infections caused by the......

Omicron becomes the dominant COVID variant in the U.S., accounting for 73% of new infections

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The highly transmissible Omicron variant is now dominant in the United States, according to new data released by the CDC on Monday. The variant now makes up more than 73% of new infections, a nearly six-fold increase compared to......

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