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By Associated Press
The World Health Organization says there were 21 million new coronavirus cases reported globally last week.
At least three major airlines say they have canceled dozens of flights because illnesses largely tied to the omicron variant of COVID-19 have taken a toll on flight crew numbers during the busy holiday travel season.
By News Desk
Two new British studies provide some early hints that the omicron variant of the coronavirus may be milder than delta.
By Laura Ungar, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Omicron has raced ahead of other variants and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the U.S. Federal health officials said Monday that omicron accounted for an estimated 73% of new infections last week.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
By Danica Kirka, Mike Corder, Associated Press
Schools, universities, and all non-essential stores, bars and restaurants in the Netherlands will be closed until Jan. 14 starting Sunday, caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Saturday night.
U.S. health care spending rocketed to $4.1 trillion last year as Congress opened the spigot of federal dollars to battle the coronavirus pandemic across multiple fronts.
As the omicron coronavirus variant spreads in southern Africa and pops up in countries all around the world, scientists are anxiously watching a battle play out that could determine the future of the pandemic. Can the latest competitor to the…
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
“Thus far, it does not look like there’s a great degree of severity to it,” Fauci said. “But we have really got to be careful before we make any determinations that it is less severe or it really doesn’t cause…
By Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more “pain and suffering” is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots. The nation’s top infectious disease expert also said he doesn’t foresee…
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