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World - International
1/11/2022 4:54:21 PM
A third Chinese city has locked down its residents because of a COVID-19 outbreak, raising the number confined to their homes in China to about 20 million people.

Business - Economy
1/11/2022 4:36:37 PM
Global GDP growth is projected to slow down significantly in 2022 to 4.1 percent in 2022 and 3.2 percent in 2023, down from 5.5 percent recorded in 2021, the World Bank announced on Tuesday

World - International
1/11/2022 2:59:34 PM
More than half of people in Europe are on track to contract the Omicron coronavirus variant in the next two months if infections continue at current rates, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

World - International
1/10/2022 9:44:28 PM
Pfizer expects a Covid-19 vaccine targeting the Omicron variant to be ready in March, the company's head said Monday.

World - International
1/10/2022 7:38:14 PM
The European drug regulator said Monday it has started evaluating an application by Pfizer for its pill to treat the effects of COVID-19.

World - International
1/10/2022 6:21:57 PM
Italy targeted the unvaccinated with a host of new coronavirus restrictions Monday, with proof of vaccination or recovery from a recent infection required to enter public transport, coffee shops, hotels, gyms and other everyday activities.

World - International
1/10/2022 9:35:21 AM
The numbers are small, but the major port of Tianjin may be facing China's first local outbreak of omicron of any size, less than a month before the Winter Olympics open in nearby Beijing.

World - International
1/9/2022 8:17:06 PM
Several thousand protesters marched in Brussels on Sunday to oppose anti-coronavirus regulations, as European governments mull tighter rules in the face of the omicron wave.

Life & Style - Health
1/9/2022 10:23:35 AM
Pandemics do eventually end, even if omicron is complicating the question of when this one will

World - International
1/8/2022 10:57:30 PM
Ambulances in Kansas speed toward hospitals then suddenly change direction because hospitals are full. Employee shortages in New York City cause delays in trash and subway services and diminish the ranks of firefighters and emergency workers. Airport officials shut down security checkpoints at the biggest terminal in Phoenix and schools across the nation struggle to find teachers for their classrooms.

Egypt - Health
1/7/2022 6:14:00 PM
The World Youth Forum (WYF) has announced “unprecedented techniques” for the detection and prevention of COVID-19 and its Omicron variant during the Sharm El-Sheikh hosted forum next week.

Egypt - Politics
1/7/2022 2:17:26 PM
EgyptAir will operate a flight on 19 January to repatriate stranded Egyptians seeking return to Cairo amid a strict border closure by Rabat, the Egyptian Embassy in Morocco said on Friday.

World - International
1/6/2022 7:23:40 PM
The World Health Organization said Thursday a record 9.5 million cases of COVID-19 were tallied around the world over the last week, noting a 71% surge in the weekly count of infections amounting to a ‘tsunami’ as the new omicron variant sweeps worldwide.

World - International
1/6/2022 2:44:53 PM
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Thursday she was disappointed that nine government officials attended a large birthday party that has sparked fears of a new omicron cluster after a guest tested positive for the coronavirus.

World - Region
1/5/2022 3:58:33 PM
Israel opened to tourists for the first time in nearly two years. After just a month, it slammed shut.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/5/2022 10:36:00 AM
“The situation in Egypt is currently very stable,” said Presidential Adviser for Health Affairs Mohamed Awad Tageddin on Saturday.

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.

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