Coronavirus Omicron Variant

The country's dominant coronavirus mutant contains a ghost of pandemic past

The country's dominant coronavirus mutant contains a ghost of pandemic past

2 minutes ago   |   KCCI   |   2 articles

Researchers site lab data that suggests a prior infection with the original omicron variant is not very protective against reinfection with the new mutants. However, the true...
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Is it allergies or Covid?

Is it allergies or Covid?

46 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Those who suffer from allergies know the drill, just when the weather starts to break, sniffling and sneezing set in. Most write-off the annoying signs of seasonal allergies...
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Watch Now: What will COVID look like this summer?

Watch Now: What will COVID look like this summer?

2 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

This summer should look a lot different than the past two summers during the pandemic. More Americans are vaccinated and have built up immunities from the coronavirus.
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Slight increase in COVID-19 cases in San Joaquin County

3 hours ago   |   KCRA

Public Health Officer Dr. Maggie Park believes the increase may be due to omicron subvariant
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Dominant coronavirus mutant has ghost of pandemic past - why that's bad for omicron survivors

Dominant coronavirus mutant has ghost of pandemic past - why that's bad for omicron survivors

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States is a member of the omicron family but scientists say it spreads faster than its omicron predecessors, is adept...
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Boston-area COVID wastewater keeps plunging, Massachusetts virus cases drop 30%

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The predictive Boston-area COVID wastewater tracker continues to show encouraging signs day after day this week, as the virus sewage samples keep plunging. The south-of-Boston...
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Chicago health officials recommending masks as city begins holiday weekend

Chicago health officials recommending masks as city begins holiday weekend

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago health leaders Thursday recommended people start wearing masks indoors again. At this point it's a recommendation, not a mandate. The guidance comes as they...
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With new attempts to deliver Covid pills, the White House says virus deaths should be ‘largely preventable.'

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

“Fundamentally what we're trying to do is get to a point where Covid deaths are largely preventable, and I think we're pretty close to there,” Dr. Ashish K. Jha, the White...
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K-pop band BTS and Biden to meet to discuss Asian inclusion

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - BTS, the Grammy-nominated South Korean boy band, will join President Joe Biden next week to talk about “Asian inclusion and representation” and to address hate...
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Sequoia Capital sees a prolonged market downturn and urges the startups in its portfolio to conserve cash

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sequoia Capital Getty Sequoia Capital sees a prolonged market downturn, according to a presentation obtained by The Information. The tech industry VC firm urged the startups in...
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