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World - International
12/4/2021 9:36:03 PM
New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight.

Life & Style - Health
11/30/2021 10:07:00 AM
The World Health Organization says it could still take some time to get a full picture of the threat posed by omicron, a new variant of the coronavirus as scientists worldwide scramble to assess its multiple mutations.

World - International
11/27/2021 9:00:00 PM
The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the world scrambling to stop the spread.

World - International
11/27/2021 1:10:22 PM
The United States, Brazil, Canada, and Saudi Arabia became the latest countries Friday to restrict travel from southern Africa, where a new Covid strain labelled a "variant of concern" has been discovered in a potentially heavy blow to the world's efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic.

Life & Style - Health
11/27/2021 10:56:58 AM
It’s unclear where the new variant first emerged, but scientists in South Africa first alerted the World Health Organization and it has now been seen in travelers to Belgium, Botswana, Hong Kong and Israel

Life & Style - Health
10/25/2021 3:12:27 PM
Yes, as long as the virus that caused the pandemic keeps infecting people. But that doesn’t mean new variants will keep emerging as regularly, or that they’ll be more dangerous

Life & Style - Health
9/15/2021 12:36:32 PM
Head of the WHO Europe was pessimistic about vaccines' ability to put an end to the Covid pandemic, as new variants dash hopes of reaching herd immunity

Sports - World
4/26/2021 3:31:20 PM
Parts of Japan have seen a recent resurgence in Covid-19 cases, driven by more infectious new variants

World - International
2/19/2021 7:48:40 PM
The central European region saw very few infections when the virus first arrived in Europe a year ago, only to see a huge spike in infections and deaths in the fall of 2020

World - Region
2/16/2021 6:09:55 PM
Baghdad will impose a nationwide curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. on weekdays and for 24 hours a day on Friday to Sunday, beginning on Thursday, authorities announced last week

World - Region
2/15/2021 5:18:11 PM
The director of WHO's eastern Mediterranean region, yet, did not name the countries

World - International
2/9/2021 7:57:26 PM
Public Health England has now identified 76 cases of the new variants, and is confident that vaccines will work against them

World - International
2/8/2021 8:02:21 PM
Doctors in South Africa began to worry when they saw a surge of cases late last year in areas where blood tests suggested many people had already had the virus

World - Africa
2/8/2021 12:45:55 PM
New variants of the virus have raised fears that vaccines will need to be tweaked and people may have to have booster shots

World - International
1/13/2021 3:34:05 PM
He also said he did not rule out bringing in even tougher restrictions to try to temper the spread of the coronavirus, which has largely been driven by a new variant

World - Region
1/3/2021 10:52:07 AM
Saudi Arabia ordered the lifting of "precautionary measures related to the spread of a new variant of coronavirus", the Ministry of the Interior said, according to the official Saudi Press Agency

World - International
1/1/2021 3:16:36 PM
New infections have more than doubled in recent weeks after a new variant that is said to be around 70% more contagious was found to be behind a big spike in cases around London and the southeast of England

World - International
12/30/2020 9:36:33 PM
Spokesperson of the National Health Commission said that the pressure to prevent the spread of the virus has increased given the rising COVID-19 transmission rate overseas and the emergence of new variants in multiple countries.

World - International
12/28/2020 5:27:08 PM
British authorities are blaming a new variant of the coronavirus for soaring infection rates in London and southeast England

World - International
12/25/2020 5:18:39 PM
The US is the latest country to announce new travel restrictions because of a new variant of the coronavirus that is spreading in Britain

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