The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is posing a severe threat to mankind again. It brings back memories of the draconian lockdown days, when all of us were immensely inconvenienced. The Netherlands is going into strict lockdown from
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday the first patient had died after contracting the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, Sky news reported.
Senior health official Vinod Kumar Paul told a news briefing that government experts were studying data on boosters but "our emphatic view...is to (first) cover every adult with (just) the primary two doses." The government has said this target can be achieved by January.
"There is clear evidence now of a beginning of another COVID wave which has been expected for the last few weeks,” Asad Umar, the minister in charge of supervising anti-COVID-19 operations, said on Twitter.
The largest major global event to be held since the start of the pandemic, Expo 2020’s latest COVID-19 measures include the expansion of the number of on-site PCR testing facilities to four, and free testing for all Country Pavilion staff.
Just when we thought that the Omicron crisis was the last of its kind, in comes the news like a sledgehammer: the discovery of a new COVID variant in France, temporarily called ‘IHU’. The new variant from the lineage named B.1.640.2
China’s public health governance is expected to come under acute pressure in coming weeks as the biggest wave of COVID-19 cases since the 2020 Wuhan outbreak stretches medical resources, tests the country’s ability to contain infections and strains
Amid a spiral of Omicron cases in Europe and other parts of the world, if there is one nation that is virtually in a flap, it is Britain. Already, it has been facing the receiving end of the virus fallout from France, which has barred British tourists from its shores.
As terrifying as the rapidly spreading omicron variant is, fewer Americans should have to spend the holidays alone this year out of fear of contracting COVID-19. Not only do we have life-saving vaccines. For many people, rapid tests can effectively flag