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World - International
1/5/2022 9:45:00 AM
France reported a record-smashing 271,686 daily virus cases Tuesday as Omicron infections race across the country, burdening hospital staff and threatening to disrupt transport, schools, and other services.

World - International
1/4/2022 10:42:11 PM
President Joe Biden announced Tuesday a doubling of US government purchases of new Pfizer therapeutic pills designed to combat the worst effects of Covid-19.

World - International
1/4/2022 10:29:40 PM
Cypriot authorities were meeting Tuesday to consider new restrictions to rein in a detected Covid infection rate that is now the highest in the world per capita.

World - International
1/4/2022 9:23:34 PM
British hospitals have switched to a "war footing" due to staff shortages caused by a wave of Omicron infections, the government said Tuesday, as the country's daily Covid caseload breached 200,000 for the first time.

World - International
1/4/2022 8:14:23 PM
Clearing weather over much of the eastern United States raised hopes that air-travel disruptions will ease after a dreadful start to the new year.

Life & Style - Health
1/4/2022 5:24:15 PM
A couple of factors are at play, starting with the emergence of the highly contagious omicron variant. Omicron is more likely to infect people, even if it doesn't make them very sick, and its surge coincided with the holiday travel season in many places.

Business - Energy
1/4/2022 1:35:08 PM
Major oil-producing countries are expected to maintain on Tuesday their course of modestly boosting output as the rapidly spreading Omicron variant has so far not heavily hit demand.

World - International
1/3/2022 8:26:40 PM
Dutch schools will reopen next week as planned after a longer than usual Christmas holiday, the government announced Monday, despite rising infections fuelled by the Omicron variant.

World - Region
1/3/2022 10:35:35 AM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reported Sunday that he has contracted Covid-19, as the highly infectious Omicron variant sweeps across the United States.

Life & Style - Health
1/2/2022 11:41:19 AM
Yes, but U.S. health officials say early data suggests they may be less sensitive at picking it up.

Life & Style - Health
1/2/2022 9:57:55 AM
The risk posed by the Omicron variant is still "very high", the World Health Organization said , after Covid-19 case numbers shot up by 11 percent globally .

World - International
12/30/2021 10:31:54 AM
A Covid "tsunami" threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems, the WHO said Wednesday, as record surges fuelled by the Omicron variant dampened New Year celebrations around the world once again.

World - International
12/29/2021 9:01:06 PM
Europe between the high number of new cases, new restrictions to limit the spread of Omicron, and making life easier for fully vaccinated citizens.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
12/29/2021 1:43:00 PM
Egypt’s economy has done well during another year of Covid-19, but with rising global inflation and the new Omicron variant of the virus, the challenges are not yet over.

World - International
12/29/2021 12:12:49 PM
Coronavirus cases surged across Australia on Wednesday as an outbreak of the omicron variant exploded, prompting Prime Minister Scott Morrison to schedule an emergency national cabinet meeting.

World - Africa
12/28/2021 9:07:13 PM
President Joe Biden formally announced Tuesday he will lift a ban this week on travel from South Africa and other countries in the region, imposed due to fear of the Omicron Covid-19 variant.

World - International
12/28/2021 6:21:56 PM
The WHO warned Tuesday that the Omicron coronavirus variant could lead to overwhelmed healthcare systems even though early studies suggest it leads to milder disease, as China and Germany brought back tough restrictions to stamp out new infection surges.

World - International
12/27/2021 10:40:46 PM
As omicron spreads ever more gloom around the globe ahead of New Year's Eve, governments are moving at different speeds to contain the scourge, with some reimposing restrictions immediately and others hesitating to spoil the party again.

World - International
12/27/2021 10:22:44 AM
Australia's New South Wales state reported more than 6,000 new COVID-19 cases on Monday and confirmed its first death from the omicron variant.

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/26/2021 8:46:00 PM
Peter Parker's good fortune continued over the holiday weekend. Even with some mighty competition from new Matrix and Sing movies, and rising concerns over the omicron variant, 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' stayed in the No. 1 spot and netted a few more milestones too including crossing the $1 billion mark globally.

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