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 2021-12-02 23:29 

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Omicron and delta spell return of unpopular restrictions...

PARIS (AP) — Greeks over 60 who refuse coronavirus vaccinations could be hit with monthly fines of more than one-quarter of their minimum pensions — a get-tough policy that the country's politicians say will cost votes but save lives....

 2021-12-01 19:03 

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First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California...

The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California....

 2021-12-01 02:52 

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Asian shares mixed after omicron worries rattle Wall Street...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday amid nervous trading due to worries over the newest coronavirus variant....

 2021-11-30 23:35 

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Courts block two vaccines mandates for health workers...

The legal setbacks for President Joe Biden's vaccine policy come as concerns that the Omicron coronavirus variant could trigger a new wave of infections and curtail travel and economic activity across the globe....

 2021-11-30 23:24 

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US panel backs first-of-a-kind COVID-19 pill from Merck...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of the first drug that Americans could take at home to treat the coronavirus....

 2021-11-30 22:26 

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FDA panel backs first-of-a-kind COVID-19 pill from Merck...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of the first drug that Americans could take at home to treat the coronavirus....

 2021-11-30 21:57 

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Brazil and Japan report first cases of the omicron variant...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Brazil and Japan joined the rapidly widening circle of countries to report cases of the omicron variant Tuesday, while new findings indicate the mutant coronavirus was already in Europe close to a week before South Africa sounded the...

 2021-11-30 21:28 

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LA County says nursing homes will be priority, should omicron coronavirus variant arrive here...

The variant has not yet been detected in the county. But public health officials were assessing early potential measures to protect residents....

 2021-11-30 19:10 

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Stocks sink as omicron, rate worries rattle Wall Street...

NEW YORK (AP) — Already unnerved by the newest coronavirus variant, Wall Street's losses deepened on Tuesday after the head of the Federal Reserve said it will consider shutting off its support for financial markets sooner than expected....

 2021-11-30 18:15 

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Omicron variant may have reached Europe earlier than thought...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Economic powerhouses Japan and France reported their first cases of the omicron variant Tuesday, while new findings indicated the mutant coronavirus had already slipped into Europe close to a week before South Africa sounded the alar...

 2021-11-30 17:23 

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Stock losses deepen after Fed hints at faster aid pullback...

Stocks fell further on Wall Street Tuesday as the Federal Reserve considers hastening its plan to ease support the economy even as investors worry about the impact of a new coronavirus variant....

 2021-11-30 16:30 

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US tracking of virus variants has improved after slow start...

After a slow start, the United States has improved its surveillance system for tracking new coronavirus variants such as omicron, boosting its capacity by tens of thousands of samples per week since early this year....

 2021-11-30 15:41 

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Stocks slip on Wall Street over renewed concerns over virus...

Stocks fell on Wall Street Tuesday after the head of a major vaccine maker expressed concern about how effective current jabs will be against the new variant of the coronavirus....

 2021-11-30 15:31 

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New info shows omicron spread wider earlier than thought...

BRUSSELS (AP) — New findings about the coronavirus's omicron variant made it clear Tuesday that the emerging threat slipped into countries before their defenses were up, as two distant nations announced their first cases and a third reported its...

 2021-11-30 14:56 

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Omicron vs. Delta: More mutations don't necessarily make a meaner Covid-19 virus...

The new Omicron variant of coronavirus is worrying scientists and government officials. But doctors want to remind Americans that they're already facing a pretty formidable coronavirus variant, and that's Delta....

 2021-11-30 14:46 

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US stock indexes open lower on renewed concerns over variant...

Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street after the head of a major vaccine maker expressed concern about how effective current jabs will be against the new variant of the coronavirus. The S&P 500 gave back 0.6%, the Nasdaq slipped 0.3% and the Dow Jones In...

 2021-11-30 02:55 

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Asia shares mixed as investors weigh omicron economic risks...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday as investors continued to cautiously weigh how much damage the new omicron coronavirus variant may unleash on the global economy....

 2021-11-29 21:06 

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Stocks rise as Wall Street steadies following omicron slide...

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market steadied itself Monday following a slide last week brought on by the newest coronavirus variant. Investors are waiting for more clues about just how much damage the new strain may do to the economy. The S&P 500 ended...

 2021-11-29 20:10 

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WHO warns that new virus variant poses 'very high' risk...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization warned Monday that the global risk from the omicron variant is "very high" based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with "severe consequences."...

 2021-11-29 19:54 

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Wall Street steadies following omicron slide; stocks rise...

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is steadying itself Monday from last week's slide caused by the newest coronavirus variant, as investors wait for more clues about just how much damage it may do to the economy....

 2021-11-29 18:04 

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COVID's 'not done with us': Nations rush to contain omicron...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Taking an act-now-ask-questions-later approach, countries around the world slammed their doors shut again to try to keep the new omicron variant at bay Monday as more cases of the mutant coronavirus emerged and scientists raced to fi...

 2021-11-29 13:03 

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EXPLAINER: What we know and don't know about omicron variant...

GENEVA (AP) — 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....

 2021-11-28 20:35 

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LA County health officials watching for Omicron variant of coronavirus...

The county reported 575 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths associated with the virus, in totals that likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health....

 2021-11-28 18:06 

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

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....

 2021-11-27 21:37 

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

LONDON (AP) — 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 spre...

 2021-11-27 18:10 

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

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. tightened up rules Saturday on mask-wearing and on testing of international arrivals after finding two cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus....

 2021-11-27 01:00 

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Long Beach coronavirus cases increase by 239 from Nov. 18 to Tuesday, Nov. 23...

Long Beach typically updates and posts its coronavirus data to the city's website on Thursdays, but the release of new data may have been delayed because of the Thanksgiving holiday....

 2021-11-27 00:40 

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LA County reports 29 new COVID deaths, more than 2,000 new cases...

There were 553 people hospitalized with coronavirus on Friday, according to Los Angeles County Public Health. The cumulative case count as of Friday was 1,524,294, while the death toll rose to 27,102....

 2021-11-26 21:57 

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

BRUSSELS (AP) — Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world raced Friday to contain a new coronavirus variant potentially more dangerous than the one that has fueled relentless waves of infection on every continent....

 2021-11-26 20:39 

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Tickets for April's 'traditional' Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach go on sale Monday, Nov. 29...

The delayed 2021 race in September drew 180,000 fans over the three racing days under coronavirus mega-event protocols....

 2021-11-26 20:38 

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Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points...

Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, as a new coronavirus variant first detected in South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe. Investors were uncertain whether the variant could pot...

 2021-11-26 19:04 

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New omicron variant stokes world fears, triggers travel bans...

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown....

 2021-11-26 18:52 

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EU regulator authorizes Pfizer's COVID vaccine for kids 5-11...

The European Union's drug regulator on Thursday authorized Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for use on children from 5 to 11 years old, clearing the way for shots to be administered to millions of elementary school pupils amid a new wave of infections...

 2021-11-26 18:17 

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Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street Friday, after a coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe and the European Union proposed suspending air travel from southern Africa. The Dow Jones...

 2021-11-26 17:14 

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Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 950 points...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, as a new coronavirus variant first detected in South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe. It added to investor unc...

 2021-11-26 16:29 

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Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 1,000 points...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 1,000 points, as a new coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe. It added to investor uncertainty about potential...

 2021-11-26 15:33 

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New virus variant emerges in Africa, stokes worldwide fears...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets plunged and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown...

 2021-11-26 15:31 

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Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow Jones loses 890 points...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply Friday as a new highly transmissible coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe, threatening months of progress at getting the pandemic under control....

 2021-11-26 14:02 

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Stocks sink on fears of COVID-19 variant; Dow futures off 2%...

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks and oil prices tumbled Friday after South Africa found a fast-spreading coronavirus variant and the European Union proposed suspending air travel from southern Africa....

 2021-11-25 00:41 

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Coronavirus: Hospitalization on the decilne in L.A. County with 1,081 new cases, Nov. 24...

Los Angeles County public health officials reported 1,081 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,522,240 as of Wednesday, Nov. 24. The total number of cases represents 15% of Los Angeles County's population....

 2021-11-24 21:53 

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US jobless claims hit 52-year low after seasonal adjustments...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plummeted last week to the lowest level in more than half a century, another sign that the U.S. job market is rebounding rapidly from last year's coronavirus recession. Jobless claims dropped ...

 2021-11-24 17:59 

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Street closures, parking restrictions for Sunday's 89th Hollywood Christmas Parade...

The parade, which did not run in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, begins at 6 p.m. on Hollywood Blvd....

 2021-11-24 14:50 

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Putin tests experimental nasal vaccine against COVID-19...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he has taken an experimental nasal vaccine against the coronavirus, three days after he received his booster shot, as Russia faces its worst surge of infections and deaths since the pande...

 2021-11-24 00:18 

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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 725 new cases and 29 new deaths, Nov. 23...

Los Angeles County public health officials reported 725 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,521,197 as of Tuesday, Nov. 23. The total number of cases represents 15% of Los Angeles County's population....

 2021-11-23 00:54 

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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 733 new cases and nine new deaths, Nov. 22...

COVID-19 death toll in L.A. County surpasses 27,000...

 2021-11-22 15:00 

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Thanksgiving: Southern Californians traveling like it's pre-coronavirus...

Nearly 4 million travelers will drive rather than go by plane or other public means....

 2021-11-21 23:04 

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LA County reports 1,054 coronavirus cases; hospitalizations fall again...

The county has now logged 1,519,781 cases of COVID-19 and 27,010 fatalities since the pandemic began....

 2021-11-21 15:00 

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Coronavirus vaccines for kids lag in Southern California compared to Bay Area...

Orange County tops the vaccination rate among children 5 to 11 at 9%, and LA County followed at 8.7%. Riverside and San Bernardino counties lag at less than 5%....

 2021-11-20 21:28 

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LA County reports 1,876 new cases of coronavirus, 26 more deaths...

The number of coronavirus patients in Los Angeles County hospitals dropped by another 11 people to 573, one day after tumbling below the 600 mark....

 2021-11-20 03:05 

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LAUSD tells students to get first COVID-19 shot by Sunday...

Although students have until Jan. 10 to become fully vaccinated against the coronavirus to comply with a Los Angeles Unified mandate, school district officials are telling families their children should get their first shot by this Sunday, ahead of the up...

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