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 2021-11-28 22:03 

The Boston Globe

Frustrated by vaccine inequity, a South African lab is on the cusp of replicating Moderna's shot...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — In an industrial area of this seaside city, a little-known biotech company is entering a pivotal phase of making Africa's first coronavirus vaccine by attempting to replicate Moderna's highly effective mRNA-based sh...

 2021-11-28 21:57 

San Jose Mercury

Marin schools plan pandemic 'wellness' program...

A series of free online videos is intended to address burnout, anxiety and other effects of the coronavirus crisis....

 2021-11-28 21:56 

RT.com

France detects multiple suspected Omicron cases...

France's Ministry of Health has announced that they have found eight possible cases of the Omicron variant, as countries around the globe struggle to contain the spread of the heavily-mutated coronavirus strain....

 2021-11-28 21:54 

News4Jax WJXT

More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more...

Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and many governments rushed to close their borders even as scientists cautioned that it's not clear if the new variant is more alarming than o...

 2021-11-28 21:54 

KSDK

[ St. Louis, MO ]

Swiss voters approve COVID-19 restrictions as infections rise five-fold...

The referendum offered a rare bellwether of public opinion on the issue of government policy to fight the spread of coronavirus in Europe....

 2021-11-28 21:53 

Channel NewsAsia

WHO says it is not yet clear if Omicron causes more severe disease...

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday (Nov 28) that it is not yet clear if the new Omicron coronavirus variant is more transmissible compared to other SARS-CoV-2 variants or if it causes more severe disease....

 2021-11-28 21:52 

Radio New Zealand

South Africa's president calls for lifting of Omicron travel bans...

South Africa's president has condemned travel bans enacted against his country and its neighbours over the new coronavirus variant Omicron....

 2021-11-28 21:52 

BloombergQuint

Stock Selloff Set to Continue in Asia on Omicron: Markets Wrap...

Stock Selloff Set to Continue in Asia on Omicron: Markets Wrap...

 2021-11-28 21:52 

News24

Munster, Cardiff stay in SA after positive Covid tests, one case 'suspected' to be Omicron variant...

Munster and Cardiff rugby teams have been forced to delay their return home from South Africa after members of their squads tested positive for coronavirus....

 2021-11-28 21:51 

CBC

2 cases of omicron variant confirmed in Ottawa, Ontario government says...

The Ontario government announced on Sunday that there are two cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus confirmed in Ottawa....

 2021-11-28 21:51 

CP24

Two Ontarians who travelled to Nigeria test positive for omicron COVID-19 variant...

Two people from Ottawa who recently travelled to Nigeria have tested positive for the new, highly transmissible COVID-19 variant of concern that first emerged in southern Africa, becoming Canada's first two cases....

 2021-11-28 21:46 

Maryland Daily Record

Child care emerges as a priority for business in 2022 Md. legislative session...

While many of the challenges faced by Maryland businesses earlier in the pandemic — from shutdowns to liability concerns related to the coronavirus — are now essentially over, struggles like supply chain slowdowns and labor shortages have take...

 2021-11-28 21:44 

KTTV

[ Los Angeles ]

California health officials watching for omicron variant of coronavirus...

Officials urged anyone at least 5 years old who has not been vaccinated to do so, and those who had their last shot six months ago to get a booster shot....

 2021-11-28 21:43 

The Western Journal

Omicron Variant Reaches Australia, Gov Says Vaxxed People Brought Mutant Strain Back from Africa...

Australia has already acted to isolate travelers who brought the Omicron variant of the coronavirus into Australia....

 2021-11-28 21:40 

Fox News

[ World ]

Thousands protest coronavirus restrictions in Czech capital...

Thousands rallied in the Czech capital of Prague on Sunday to protest the government's restrictive measures to tackle a record surge of coronavirus infections....

 2021-11-28 21:39 

National Post

France says detected eight possible cases of Omicron variant...

PARIS — France's Health Ministry said on Sunday it had possibly detected eight cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus across the country....

 2021-11-28 21:39 

Forbes

Coronavirus Linked To Changes In People's Periods & Libido, Suggests Study...

Researchers in Dublin spoke to women and people who menstruate about their overall health and found that the immense stress of the pandemic may have had some surprising effects....

 2021-11-28 21:37 

Reuters

Australia shares set to drop upon open, NZ falls sharply...

Australian shares are set to plunge at the open on Monday, extending losses from Friday, as investors are likely to exit riskier assets on the threat to economic recovery from the Omicron coronavirus variant cases detected in New South Wales....

 2021-11-28 21:35 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Omicron spreads across continents...

Omicron is potentially more contagious than previous strains, although experts do not know yet if it will cause more or less severe Covid-19 compared to other strains...

 2021-11-28 21:32 

news.com.au

Omicron crashes the stock market...

Australians are being warned not to panic once the nation's stock market opens in a few hours' time as concerns mount over the new Omicron coronavirus variant....

 2021-11-28 21:32 

Courier Mail

Omicron crashes the stock market...

Australians are being warned not to panic once the nation's stock market opens in a few hours' time as concerns mount over the new Omicron coronavirus variant....

 2021-11-28 21:30 

Newsday.com

Top health officials: Questions about new variant could take weeks to answer...

Top federal health officials said Sunday there are looming questions about the new coronavirus variant omicron that may take weeks to answer. White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr...

 2021-11-28 21:29 

SANA

102 new Coronavirus cases, 6 fatalities reported in Syria...

Damascus, SANA- 102 new coronavirus cases, 95 recoveries, and 6 deaths were recorded in Syria, according to the Health Ministry. The Ministry said in a statement on Saturday that the total number of coronavirus cases detected in Syria has climbed to 47,96...

 2021-11-28 21:24 

Chicago Sun-Times

South Shore ceremony honors residents who died from COVID-19...

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, 181 people who lived in the 60649 Zip Code — which includes South Shore — died from COVID-19 complications, according to data from Chicago officials....

 2021-11-28 21:23 

News24

Keep borders open as we tackle new Covid variant: WHO...

The head of the World Health Organization in Africa has urged countries to follow the science rather than imposing flight bans in a bid to contain the new Omicron coronavirus variant....

 2021-11-28 21:22 

The West Australian

Omicron: what we know and don't know...

Scientists have identified a worrying new coronavirus variant, but it may take weeks to find out if it's more infectious and if vaccines still work against it....

 2021-11-28 21:21 

13newsnow.com

[ WVEC-TV ]

Swiss voters approve COVID-19 restrictions as infections rise five-fold...

The referendum offered a rare bellwether of public opinion on the issue of government policy to fight the spread of coronavirus in Europe....

 2021-11-28 21:21 

Scranton Times Tribune

NEPA adds 293 COVID cases; no new deaths...
 2021-11-28 21:16 

Press Trust of India

Bengal logs 715 new COVID cases, 12 more deaths...

Kolkata, Nov 28 (PTI) West Bengal on Sunday recorded 12 fresh COVID-19 fatalities, one more than the previous day, with the toll rising to 19,462, a health department bulletin said. At least 715 new coronavirus infections raised the tally to 16,14,867, it...

 2021-11-28 21:12 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's indifference toward Africa...
 2021-11-28 21:08 

Metro.co.uk

Top Gear: Freddie Flintoff 'gutted' as he misses Iceland trip...

Freddie Flintoff forced to miss out on the first Top Gear trip abroad in a while, after he had to self-isolate due to coronavirus guidelines...

 2021-11-28 21:05 

The Guardian

Omicron variant is vaccine inequality wake-up call, says South Africa's President Ramaphosa video...

South Africa president Cyril Ramaphosa is 'disappointed9; at travel bans following the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant...

 2021-11-28 21:03 

Malay Mail Online

Opec postponses technical meetings to evaluate Omicron impact, say sources...

LONDON, Nov 29 — Opec and its allies have postponed technical meetings to later this week, giving themselves more time to assess the impact of the new Omicron coronavirus variant on oil demand and prices, according to Opec+ sources and documents.......

 2021-11-28 21:02 

WHDH

Mass. sheriff requiring all workers and contractors at jail get COVID-19 vaccination...

MIDDLETON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts sheriff is requiring proof of coronavirus vaccination for all employees, vendors and contractors at the jail his office oversees.......

 2021-11-28 21:01 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Live: All the important coronavirus news you need to know...

Stay across all the latest COVID-19 updates as scientists try to uncover more about the new Omicron variant. Follow live....

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Vaccine for new virus strain could be ready early next year, says Moderna...

LONDON Moderna chief medical officer Paul Burton said he suspects the new Omicron coronavirus variant may elude current vaccines, and if so, a reformulated shot could be available early in the new year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Drop in online Black Friday spending as US shoppers return to stores...

RALEIGH US shoppers spent slightly less online during Black Friday this year, with many venturing back to physical stores despite coronavirus fears, tight supplies and retailers' efforts to encourage earlier holiday purchases.. Read more at straitstim...

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Israel to shut borders for 14 days...

Israel is banning all foreigners from entering the country, the first nation to completely shut its borders in response to the new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Expect a volatile week ahead as investors' fear and greed wrestle for control...

Market sentiment was severely jolted as the first cases of coronavirus variant Omicron emerged.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Expect a volatile week ahead as investors' fear and greed wrestle for control...

Investor fears have intensified following the emergence of a virulent new coronavirus strain from South Africa.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Many in S'pore set to go ahead with travel plans...

Travellers from Singapore making plans to visit countries under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme remain undeterred and ready to push on with their arrangements despite the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.. Read more at straitsti...

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

PCR test should be able to detect Omicron, says NCID...

A lot of urgent work needs to be done to further understand the new coronavirus variant Omicron, said the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Israel first to ban entry of all foreigners over new variant...

JERUSALEM Israel will ban the entry of all foreigners into the country from today, making it the first country to shut its borders completely in response to a new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore tracking Omicron variant, may be forced to take steps back: PM...

Singapore is watching the new coronavirus variant Omicron closely and may be forced to roll back the easing of some safety measures to tackle Covid-19, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-28 20:50 

International Business Times

Dr. Fauci Warns New Omicron Variant Is Coming For US, Calls For Revved Up COVID Protocols...

Omicron, a new coronavirus variant, has shown up in a handful of countries over the past week, and Dr. Fauci believes it won't take long before it shows up in the U.S.During an interview on ABC's "This Week," Fauci told George Stephanopoul...

 2021-11-28 20:44 

Hindustan Times

Maharashtra: Man tests positive for Covid-19 after returning from South Africa...

It is not confirmed whether the patient was carrying the Omicron variant of coronavirus, which was identified as the variant of concern by the WHO, the official said....

 2021-11-28 20:42 

South China Morning Post

Coronavirus: more Omicron variant cases pop up as world rushes to learn more...

Cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world on Sunday and many governments rushed to close their borders even as scientists cautioned that it is not clear if the new variant is more dangerous than ...

 2021-11-28 20:41 

NY Times

[ National News ]

U.S. Governors Respond to Omicron Variant...

No cases of the new coronavirus variant have been confirmed in the U.S., but leaders said they were using existing safeguards and watching closely....

 2021-11-28 20:40 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Health ministry asks states to increase Covid-19 testing...

According to a preliminary analysis, the new coronavirus variant, if given a free run, could spread from one infected person to between 10 and 30 others...

 2021-11-28 20:40 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Govt to review flight plan...

Several countries have now placed travel restrictions on some countries in southern Africa over the new coronavirus variant...

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