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World - International
6/30/2022 1:10:46 PM
The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week, with more than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to the World Health Organization.

World - International
1/12/2022 6:57:00 PM
The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is dangerous -- and especially so for those who have not been vaccinated against the disease, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

World - International
1/8/2022 3:24:22 PM
The world recorded more than two million daily coronavirus cases on average between January 1 and 7 with figures doubling in 10 days, an AFP tally showed on Saturday.

Life & Style - Health
12/18/2021 2:05:40 PM
The delta and omicron variants of the coronavirus are trying to spoil the holiday spirit, but there still are ways to enjoy the festivities. The explosive spread of the omicron variant is causing many to wonder if they should cancel their holiday plans. The omicron mutation is expected to overtake the delta variant in the United States within weeks.

World - International
12/14/2021 9:44:34 PM
Pfizer said Tuesday that clinical trials confirmed its Covid pill -- a new type of treatment that should withstand the mutations seen with Omicron -- drastically reduced hospitalizations and deaths among at-risk people by almost 90 percent.

World - International
12/7/2021 9:43:02 PM
Top US scientist Anthony Fauci said Tuesday early indications suggested the Covid-19 Omicron variant was not worse than prior strains, and was possibly milder, while cautioning it would take weeks to judge its severity.

World - International
12/3/2021 1:24:52 PM
Measures used to counter the delta variant should remain the foundation for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even in the face of the new omicron version of the virus, World Health Organization officials said Friday, while acknowledging that the travel restrictions imposed by some countries may buy time.

World - International
11/29/2021 8:29:57 PM
The new Covid variant Omicron is highly transmissible and requires 'urgent action,' G7 health ministers said Monday, praising South Africa's 'exemplary work" for both detecting the strain and alerting others to it.

World - International
11/25/2021 11:15:00 PM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued an urgent warning on pandemic management on Thursday to the new government coming in to succeed her, imploring it to take quick, decisive measures as the country's total death toll passed 100,000.

World - Region
11/20/2021 5:21:32 PM
Iran announced Saturday it has now fully vaccinated 44 million people, more than half of its population of 85 million. The country has been hit the worst by the pandemic in the Middle East.

World - International
10/7/2021 7:28:18 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is considering whether to allow COVID-19 vaccinations in children ages 5 to 11 _ using kid-sized doses.

World - Region
10/7/2021 11:20:18 AM
Rebel-held northwest Syria is facing an unprecedented coronavirus surge and aid agencies are calling on the world to help provide humanitarian and medical aid, increase hospital capacity and ensure people are vaccinated.

World - International
9/28/2021 5:06:07 PM
Pfizer and BioNTech said Tuesday they had begun submitting data to the US Food and Drug Administration for the highly anticipated authorization of their Covid-19 vaccine in children aged five to 11.

World - International
9/25/2021 6:27:24 PM
New Johnson & Johnson data shows second shot boosts antibodies and protection against COVID-19 - but one dose is still strong against delta variant

World - International
9/14/2021 9:10:54 PM
The dire situation starts to sound like January's peak: Surgeries canceled in hospitals in Washington. Severe staff shortages in Kentucky & Alabama. A lack of beds in Tennessee. Intensive care units at or over capacity in Texas

World - International
9/9/2021 6:10:53 PM
American Airlines said a slowdown that started in August has continued into September, and the airline further lowered its outlook for third-quarter revenue

Life & Style - Health
9/7/2021 11:08:31 AM
The European Union’s infectious diseases agency played down the need for booster shoots to ward off the delta variant among the general public

World - International
8/30/2021 10:06:00 PM
Infections rates are ticking up globally again, as the highly transmissible Delta variant takes hold -- especially among the unvaccinated -- preying on populations where anti-virus measures have been relaxed

World - Africa
8/26/2021 4:03:26 PM
Africa's brutal resurgence driven by the delta variant is further stretching already strained health systems across the continent

Egypt - Politics
8/24/2021 1:28:47 AM
The Covid-19 cases recorded officially continues to rise as the Health Ministry announces that Delta variant has been in the country since mid-July

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