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 2021-11-28 19:24 

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Leverkusen wins 3-1 at virus-hit Leipzig in empty stadium...

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Players' shouts echoed around an empty stadium for the first time this season in the Bundesliga as coronavirus-hit Leipzig lost 3-1 to Bayer Leverkusen. Moussa Diaby scored one goal and assisted another for Leverkusen in ...

 2021-11-28 19:01 

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

By MIKE CORDER, GEIR MOULSON and JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — 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 b...

 2021-11-28 18:36 

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The new Omicron variant is a reminder that 'the virus is still in control' — regardless of Covid-19 fatigue, medical professor says...

CNN By Holly Yan and Aya Elamroussi, CNN The new Omicron variant could prompt a return to stricter Covid-19 measures if not enough Americans get vaccinated or boosted, health experts say. Omicron — or the B.1.1.529 strain of novel coronavirus &mdash...

 2021-11-28 18:16 

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Thousands protest coronavirus restrictions in Czech capital...

By KAREL JANICEK Associated Press PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands have rallied in the Czech capital to protest the government's restrictive measures to tackle a record surge of coronavirus infections. The protesters included supporters of a number of fr...

 2021-11-28 18:16 

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Thousands protest coronavirus restrictions in Czech capital...

By KAREL JANICEK Associated Press PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands have rallied in the Czech capital to protest the government's restrictive measures to tackle a record surge of coronavirus infections. The protesters included supporters of a number of fr...

 2021-11-28 17:39 

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EXPLAINER: What we know and don't know on new COVID variant...

By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer LONDON (AP) — South African scientists identified a new version of the coronavirus that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province. It's unclear ...

 2021-11-28 16:31 

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NIH director: New Covid-19 variant 'ought to redouble' vaccination and mitigation efforts...

CNN By Devan Cole, CNN The director of the National Institutes of Health stressed Sunday that a newly emerged coronavirus variant "ought to redouble" vaccination efforts and other mitigation strategies, saying that while much is unknown about the ...

 2021-11-28 14:54 

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Dutch, Australians find omicron variant; others curb travel...

By MIKE CORDER and GEIR MOULSON Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands has confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus and Australia has found two as the countries half a world apart became the latest to ...

 2021-11-28 14:41 

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NIH director: New Covid-19 variant 'ought to redouble' vaccination and mitigation efforts...

By Devan Cole, CNN The director of the National Institutes of Health stressed Sunday that a newly emerged coronavirus variant "ought to redouble" vaccination efforts and other mitigation strategies, saying that while much is unknown about the vari...

 2021-11-28 14:41 

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NIH director: New Covid-19 variant 'ought to redouble' vaccination and mitigation efforts...

CNN By Devan Cole, CNN The director of the National Institutes of Health stressed Sunday that a newly emerged coronavirus variant "ought to redouble" vaccination efforts and other mitigation strategies, saying that while much is unknown about the ...

 2021-11-28 13:24 

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The Omicron variant is spreading across Europe with at least 13 cases identified in the Netherlands...

By Martin Goillandeau and Ivana Kottasov, CNN At least 13 people who got tested at Amsterdam Schiphol airport after traveling from South Africa on Friday have tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant, Dutch health authorities said on Sunday. Th...

 2021-11-28 13:24 

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The Omicron variant is spreading across Europe with at least 13 cases identified in the Netherlands...

By Martin Goillandeau and Ivana Kottasov, CNN At least 13 people who got tested at Amsterdam Schiphol airport after traveling from South Africa on Friday have tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant, Dutch health authorities said on Sunday. Th...

 2021-11-28 12:44 

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Netherlands, Australia find omicron variant as curbs spread...

By MIKE CORDER and GEIR MOULSON Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands has confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus and Australia has found two as the countries half a world apart became the latest to ...

 2021-11-28 11:29 

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Australia finds omicron, Israel bans foreign travelers...

By GEIR MOULSON and ZEN SOO Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Australia has became the latest country to detect the omicron variant of the coronavirus in travelers who arrived from southern Africa, while Israel has decided to bar entry to foreign natio...

 2021-11-28 11:19 

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Vaccine inequity and hesitancy made the Omicron variant more likely, scientists say...

By Ivana Kottasov, CNN Many of the world's richest countries have spent the past year hoarding coronavirus vaccines, buying up enough doses to vaccinate their populations several times over and consistently failing to deliver on their promises to shar...

 2021-11-28 11:19 

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Vaccine inequity and hesitancy made the Omicron variant more likely, scientists say...

CNN By Ivana Kottasov, CNN Many of the world's richest countries have spent the past year hoarding coronavirus vaccines, buying up enough doses to vaccinate their populations several times over and consistently failing to deliver on their promises to ...

 2021-11-28 09:22 

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Australia confirms 2 omicron cases as travel curbs tighten...

By ADAM SCHRECK and ZEN SOO Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Australian officials say two overseas travelers arriving in Sydney are the first to test positive in the country for the omicron variant of the coronavirus, as nations around the world ti...

 2021-11-28 07:10 

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Israel tightens travel restrictions over new COVID variant...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has approved barring entry to foreign nationals and the use of controversial technology for contact tracing as part of its efforts to clamp down on a new coronavirus variant. The Health Ministry said in a statement Sunday tha...

 2021-11-28 00:01 

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Lo que significa la nueva variante micron para el futuro de la pandemia de covid-19...

Alejandra Ramos Barreda (CNN) — La aparicin de la variante del coronavirus micron recientemente identificada se siente como una prueba de nuestro instinto pandmico. Los cientficos saben desde hace mucho tiempo que el mundo vera emerger variantes de ...

 2021-11-27 23:07 

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The new Omicron variant is a pandemic gut check...

CNN By Jacqueline Howard, CNN The emergence of the newly identified Omicron coronavirus variant feels like a pandemic gut check. Scientists have long known that the world would see emerging coronavirus variants. Viruses mutate constantly. But when South A...

 2021-11-27 21:36 

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COVID variant spreads to more countries as world on alert...

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus has popped up in more European countries, just days after being identified in South Africa., leaving governments around the world scra...

 2021-11-27 21:36 

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COVID variant spreads to more countries as world on alert...

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus has popped up in more European countries, just days after being identified in South Africa., leaving governments around the world scra...

 2021-11-27 21:09 

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Virus-hit Portuguese team plays soccer with 9 men...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese club Belenenses has started a match against Benfica with just nine players after an outbreak of coronavirus in its squad. Saturday's Portuguese league game was not called off by authorities. Playing with two fe...

 2021-11-27 20:06 

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NHL postpones 2 Islanders games amid COVID-19 outbreak...

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer The NHL has postponed two more games for coronavirus-related reasons. That brings the total number of postponements to five so far this season. The New York Islanders' upcoming games Sunday at the Rangers and Tuesday ...

 2021-11-27 17:39 

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Britain tightens COVID rules as world on alert over omicron...

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The U.K. has tightened up rules on mask-wearing and on testing of international arrivals after finding two cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus as governments aro...

 2021-11-27 17:39 

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Britain tightens COVID rules as world on alert over omicron...

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The U.K. has tightened up rules on mask-wearing and on testing of international arrivals after finding two cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus as governments aro...

 2021-11-27 17:23 

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Arizona reports 3,655 additional COVID cases, 47 more deaths...

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 3,655 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 47 more virus deaths. According to the Department of Health Service's coronavirus dashboard, the state's pandemic totals increased to ...

 2021-11-27 17:20 

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UK plans new measures to combat omicron coronavirus variant...

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government say that it's planning new measures to combat the omicron COVID-19 variant, including mandatory PCR tests for all arriving international travelers and ramping up the use of face mas...

 2021-11-27 17:20 

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UK plans new measures to combat omicron coronavirus variant...

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government say that it's planning new measures to combat the omicron COVID-19 variant, including mandatory PCR tests for all arriving international travelers and ramping up the use of face mas...

 2021-11-27 17:06 

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Canada bans travellers from southern Africa as concerns mount over coronavirus variant...

By Hannah Jackson Click here for updates on this story OTTAWA (CTV Network) — Canada will be banning the entry of all foreign nationals who have travelled through southern Africa in the last 14 days as concerns over a new coronavirus variant grow. S...

 2021-11-27 16:02 

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COVID-19 positive Czech president discharged from hospital...

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milo Zeman has been discharged from the capital's military hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus. The 77-year-old Zeman had already been discharged following more than a month's treatment for an un...

 2021-11-27 14:59 

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The new Omicron variant is a pandemic gut check...

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN The emergence of the newly identified Omicron coronavirus variant feels like a pandemic gut check. Scientists have long known that the world would see emerging coronavirus variants. Viruses mutate constantly. But when South Afric...

 2021-11-27 14:45 

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World on alert as UK reports cases of omicron COVID variant...

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain has become the latest country to report cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus as world governments sought to shore up their defenses by slapping restrictio...

 2021-11-27 14:45 

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World on alert as UK reports cases of omicron COVID variant...

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain has become the latest country to report cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus as world governments sought to shore up their defenses by slapping restrictio...

 2021-11-27 14:13 

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High alert: World scurries to contain new COVID variant...

By MIKE CORDER and PAN PYLAS Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — With each passing hour, new restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa as the world scurried to contain a new variant of the coronavirus tha...

 2021-11-27 13:33 

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Barbarians-Samoa rugby match off due to 6 coronavirus cases...

LONDON (AP) — The rugby international between the Barbarians and Samoa has been called off only 90 minutes before kickoff at Twickenham due to six confirmed cases of the coronavirus among the Barbarians players and staff. The decision was made follo...

 2021-11-27 13:23 

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Repblica Checa reporta el primer caso sospechoso de variante micron...

Sol Amaya (CNN) — Las autoridades sanitarias de la Repblica Checa estn investigando un caso sospechoso de la variante micron del coronavirus en un viajero que lleg recientemente de Namibia, dijo el Instituto Nacional Checo de Salud Pblica en un comu...

 2021-11-27 12:14 

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El mundo est en alerta mxima por la variante del coronavirus micron...

Sol Amaya (CNN) — Las autoridades sanitarias holandesas estn investigando si 61 personas que viajaron desde Sudfrica y dieron positivo por covid-19 este viernes estaban infectadas con la nueva y potencialmente ms transmisible variante del coronaviru...

 2021-11-27 11:07 

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High alert: World scurries to contain new COVID variant...

By MIKE CORDER and PAN PYLAS Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — With each passing hour, new restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa as the world scurried to contain a new variant of the coronavirus tha...

 2021-11-27 11:03 

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World is put on high alert over the Omicron coronavirus variant...

By Ivana Kottasov, CNN Dutch health authorities are investigating whether 61 people traveling from South Africa who tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday were infected with the new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant known as Omicron. ...

 2021-11-27 09:38 

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61 arrivals from South Africa test positive for COVID-19...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A total of 61 people who arrived in the Netherlands on two flights from South Africa on Friday have tested positive for the coronavirus and are in isolation as the world anxiously seeks to contain a highly transmissible...

 2021-11-27 05:08 

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New COVID variant threat causes worldwide scramble...

By RAF CASERT and CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — The world is racing to contain a new coronavirus variant that is potentially more dangerous than the one that has fueled waves of infection on nearly every continent. A World Health ...

 2021-11-27 03:24 

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Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for California prisons...

By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked an order that all California prison workers must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or have a religious or medical exemption. The court on ...

 2021-11-27 00:25 

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What we know about the Omicron variant...

By Christina Maxouris, CNN A new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa has prompted a fresh round of travel restrictions across the world and raised concern about what may be next in the pandemic. The Worl...

 2021-11-26 23:03 

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Navajo Nation reports 50 new virus cases, no deaths...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is reporting 50 new coronavirus cases but no new deaths after tallying 12 fatalities in the previous two daily reports. The total number of COVID-19 deaths on the sprawling reservation remained at 1,539 on...

 2021-11-26 22:51 

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WTO delays key meeting amid COVID variant concerns...

By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization is postponing its conference set to open Tuesday after Switzerland initiated new travel restrictions following the emergence of a worrying new coronavirus variant, officials...

 2021-11-26 22:51 

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WTO delays key meeting amid COVID variant concerns...

By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization is postponing its conference set to open Tuesday after Switzerland initiated new travel restrictions following the emergence of a worrying new coronavirus variant, officials...

 2021-11-26 22:09 

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As funciona el sistema de etiquetado para las variantes del coronavirus de la OMS...

CNNEE (CNN) — En mayo, la Organizacin Mundial de la Salud (OMS) asign "etiquetas" a las variantes clave del coronavirus para que el pblico pueda referirse a ellas con letras del alfabeto griego en lugar de donde se detect por primera vez la ...

 2021-11-26 22:09 

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As funciona el sistema de etiquetado para las variantes del coronavirus de la OMS...

CNNEE (CNN) — En mayo, la Organizacin Mundial de la Salud (OMS) asign "etiquetas" a las variantes clave del coronavirus para que el pblico pueda referirse a ellas con letras del alfabeto griego en lugar de donde se detect por primera vez la ...

 2021-11-26 21:56 

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World races to contain new COVID threat, the omicron variant...

By RAF CASERT and CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — Nearly two years into the pandemic, the world is suddenly racing to contain a new coronavirus variant potentially more dangerous than the one that has fueled relentless waves of infe...

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