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 2021-11-29 04:42 

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Omicron variant: G7 to hold emergency Covid meeting as Japan closes its borders...

South African president and WHO's Africa chief urge against travel bans, saying they 'attack global solidarity'...

 2021-11-29 00:31 

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Covid live news: Omicron variant detected in Canada as Fauci warns two weeks needed to study new strain...

Canada has confirmed two cases of Omicron in Ontario in travellers from Nigeria, while top US infectious disease official Dr Anthony Fauci says two weeks will be needed to gather definitive information on the new coronavirus variant...

 2021-11-28 21:05 

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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 20:15 

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What does appearance of Omicron mean for the double-jabbed?...

We find out how much protection Covid vaccines may offer amid speculation new variant could be more resistant...

 2021-11-28 19:07 

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Covid tracers in UK Omicron case seek contacts from more than week ago...

Essex council's focus on visitors to KFC branch on 19 November raises questions over how long variant has been in country...

 2021-11-28 16:16 

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Where has Omicron spread and why are scientists so concerned?...

Everything you need to know about the latest Covid variant worrying scientists, and how it affects UK travel...

 2021-11-28 15:29 

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Travel firms scramble to rearrange holidays amid new Covid measures...

Swiss skiing holidays in doubt as country joins Spain in tightening travel rules to contain Omicron variant...

 2021-11-28 14:21 

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Fauci: US could face 'fifth wave' of Covid as Omicron variant nears...

Collins and Fauci emphasise need for vaccines and boosters as Biden administration tries to update defenses...

 2021-11-28 13:50 

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Czech president swears in Petr Fiala as PM behind glass screen...

Milos Zeman performs inauguration ceremony from cubicle after testing positive for coronavirus...

 2021-11-28 11:01 

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Israel bans foreign visitors as Omicron Covid fears rise around the world...

Red-listing of 50 African countries and use of phone monitoring technology among measures approved by Israel...

 2021-11-28 09:58 

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Sajid Javid: we're nowhere near imposing social distancing Covid rules...

No plans to make people wear masks in pubs or ask them to work from home, health secretary says, despite Omicron threat...

 2021-11-27 21:00 

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Over 100,000 of the most vulnerable people have not had third jab...

Cancer patients among those struggling to access their coronavirus booster vaccine...

 2021-11-27 20:30 

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Boris Johnson 'ignored' my plan to tackle deadly Covid variants senior official...

Former head of vaccine taskforce says No 10 has not acted on his blueprint to prepare UK for new strains...

 2021-11-27 20:11 

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Government imposes new restrictions to fight Omicron as first cases found in UK...

Masks made mandatory in shops and on buses and trains. New arrivals must take PCR tests...

 2021-11-27 19:26 

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Boris Johnson strains to remain upbeat as new Omicron variant forces rapid crackdown...

PM 'confident' that this Christmas will be better than the last as he announces a wave of fresh measures...

 2021-11-27 18:26 

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Boris Johnson outlines new restrictions after Omicron variant detected in UK video...

Boris Johnson has announced further measures to curb the spread of coronavirus after two cases of the new strain were detected in the UK....

 2021-11-27 18:13 

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Boris Johnson tightens rules on travel and mask-wearing over Omicron concerns...

Travellers to UK must take PCR tests and masks to be made mandatory in shops and on public transport...

 2021-11-27 17:48 

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Boris Johnson outlines new restrictions after Omicron variant detected in UK video...

Boris Johnson has announced further measures to curb the spread of coronavirus after two cases of the new strain were detected in the UK...

 2021-11-27 16:04 

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UK travel red list to include Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Angola...

From 4am on Sunday, UK and Irish residents returning to England must isolate in an approved facility for 10 days...

 2021-11-27 15:04 

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Omicron's full impact will be felt in countries where fewer are vaccinated...

Analysis: the new coronavirus variant seems highly transmissible, but the big question is whether it causes severe disease. Either way, poorer nations will be hit hardest...

 2021-11-27 14:14 

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Two cases of Omicron Covid variant identified in UK...

The B.1.1.529 variant, described in Britain as 'the most worrying we've seen', was first found in southern Africa...

 2021-11-27 12:29 

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Suspected Omicron Covid cases found in Germany and Czech Republic...

Scientists checking for B.1.1.529 variant in two travellers recently returned from southern Africa...

 2021-11-27 10:50 

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Omicron variant unlikely to reboot Covid in UK, expert says...

Prof Sir Andrew Pollard cautiously optimistic that widely vaccinated population will avoid serious disease...

 2021-11-27 08:00 

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The Sicilian town where the Covid vaccination rate hit 104%...

An 'extraordinary' campaign is credited for Palazzo Adriano's stellar uptake even if topping 100% is a statistical quirk...

 2021-11-26 19:13 

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Omicron variant spreads to Europe as UK announces countermeasures...

Experts stress importance of delaying import of new Covid variant to UK to avoid Christmas mixing...

 2021-11-26 16:33 

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With so little known about new Covid variant, UK must act fast, say experts...

Analysis: extended red list, winter plan B and local lockdowns may all be needed to reduce spread...

 2021-11-26 16:14 

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Get vaccinated now, South Africans told amid new variant fears...

As reaction to B.1.1.529 hits the economy, the government is trying to get its Covid jab rollout back on track...

 2021-11-26 13:19 

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Germany 'at crossroads' as Covid cases surge across Europe...

Urgent measures needed to avoid 'chaos', warns expert, as Spain, Portugal and Netherlands tighten rules...

 2021-11-26 12:53 

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Is it vaccine resistant? What scientists know of new Covid variant...

Key questions answered about coronavirus variant that has been detected in South Africa...

 2021-11-26 12:40 

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Rich countries could have prevented new Covid variant, say experts...

UK and EU accused of 'recklessly blocking' plans to allow lower-income countries to produce own vaccines...

 2021-11-26 11:59 

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Covid: which countries are on England's travel red list?...

A handful of countries have been added to the red list but do the rules match case and vaccine data?...

 2021-11-26 11:56 

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New Covid variant may pose substantial health risk, says Sajid Javid...

UK health secretary warns B.1.1.529 is of huge concern and is highly likely to have spread beyond South Africa...

 2021-11-26 11:00 

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Michigan leads US in Covid case count with every one in 10 new cases...

Infections have increased by 67% and hospitalization by 46% in the last two weeks, while only 54.8% of state is vaccinated...

 2021-11-26 10:07 

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Tell us: how are you affected by the southern Africa Covid travel restrictions?...

We would like to hear from those travelling or who have plans to travel from countries in the region...

 2021-11-26 08:43 

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B.1.1.529 Covid variant 'most worrying we've seen', says top UK medical adviser...

Dr Susan Hopkins said R value of variant first found in Gauteng, South Africa, is now 2...

 2021-11-26 04:46 

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WHO to assess new highly mutated Covid-19 variant as countries ramp up health checks...

Meeting will determine if B.1.1.529 variant warrants a designation as one of 'interest' or of 'concern'...

 2021-11-25 21:32 

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Action over variant shows government keen to avoid Christmas calamity of 2020...

Analysis: variant provides test of whether relaxation of rules and booster push is effective policy...

 2021-11-25 21:13 

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What do we know about the new 'worst ever' Covid variant?...

UK places South Africa on red travel list over B.1.1.529 variant picked up by scientists in country...

 2021-11-25 20:45 

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'We pray for them': Biden pays tribute to Covid victims in Thanksgiving message...

President wishes Americans a closer-to-normal holiday amid rise in coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-25 19:30 

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Scientists call for travel 'code red' over Covid variant found in southern Africa...

Variant causing concern because of 'extremely high' number of mutations may be present across South Africa...

 2021-11-25 15:13 

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Pregnant women urged to take Covid jab as data from England shows it is safe...

Analysis finds those who have been jabbed are no more likely than unvaccinated to suffer stillbirth or premature births...

 2021-11-25 12:50 

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What is driving Europe's surge in Covid cases? video explainer...

The continent is now the centre of the global coronavirus pandemic again. Jon Henley looks at the reasons behind the fourth wave...

 2021-11-25 06:01 

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UK public urged to get Covid booster by 11 December if eligible to avoid waning immunity...

New research shows the risk of infection increases significantly six months after a second dose of the Pfizer vaccine...

 2021-11-25 06:00 

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Covid-19 vaccine Australia rollout tracker by state: total number of people and per cent vaccinated, daily vaccine doses and rate of progress...

How does Australia's coronavirus vaccine rollout and schedule compare with other countries, and when will Australia reach 70% and 80% double dose vaccination? We bring together the latest numbers on the vaccination rate in Victoria, NSW, Queensland an...

 2021-11-25 04:58 

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Covid-19 Australia data tracker: coronavirus cases today, trend map, hospitalisations and deaths...

Guardian Australia brings together all the latest on active and daily new Covid-19 cases, as well as maps, stats, live data and state by state graphs from NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA, Tasmania, ACT and NT to get a broad picture of the Australian out...

 2021-11-24 20:42 

The Guardian

RFU announces revenue shortfall of 120m due to impact of pandemic...

The Rugby Football Union has laid bare the full financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, announcing a revenue shortfall of 120m...

 2021-11-24 18:30 

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Scientists warn of new Covid variant with high number of mutations...

The B.1.1.529 variant was first spotted in Botswana and six cases have been found in South Africa...

 2021-11-23 22:30 

The Guardian

Covid jab wait for 12- to 15-year-olds in England could be up to five months...

Almost 60% of targeted group yet to be vaccinated as Labour analysis suggests rollout will take until February...

 2021-11-23 15:47 

The Guardian

US asks court to immediately lift stay on workplace vaccine rule...

Rule requiring businesses with at least 100 employees to be vaccinated or tested weekly would lead to hospitalizations and deaths, government says...

 2021-11-23 15:01 

The Guardian

People in England and Scotland urged to take more lateral flow tests...

UK government guidance updated on Tuesday, as Scotland's first minister urges people to make 'extra effort' over coming weeks...

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