Despite omicron hurdles, strong economic recovery likely remains on track

Despite omicron hurdles, strong economic recovery likely remains on track

This post was originally published on this siteThe economy has become more resilient to the virus with each new variant. But it’s become clear that the rebound will revolve around pandemic caseloads.

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Moderna begins testing omicron-targeted COVID booster shot: Latest updates

Moderna begins testing omicron-targeted COVID booster shot: Latest updates

This post was originally published on this siteModerna tests an omicron-specific booster shot. Jewish groups condemn Holocaust comparisons. Latest COVID updates.     

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Job Market Appears Healthy Despite Omicron Headwinds

Job Market Appears Healthy Despite Omicron Headwinds

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate new jobless claims fell last week, signaling fewer layoffs.

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Omicron variant less severe than other pandemic waves, CDC says: COVID updates

Omicron variant less severe than other pandemic waves, CDC says: COVID updates

This post was originally published on this siteThough omicron variant has shattered case and hospitalization records, factors have shown it’s still less severe than other waves. COVID updates.     

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Pfizer and BioNTech announce plans to test omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine in adult trials

Pfizer and BioNTech announce plans to test omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine in adult trials

This post was originally published on this sitePfizer and BioNTech will conduct three simultaneous trials in adults to determine if an omicron-specific vaccine is more effective than current shots.     

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Omicron starts receding in the United States: data

Omicron starts receding in the United States: data

This post was originally published on this site The United States appears to be emerging from its latest coronavirus wave driven by the Omicron variant, data showed Wednesday, though cases remain far higher than during any previous surge and Covid hospitalizations are at a peak. The fast to rise, fast...

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Biden administration to ship free 400 million N95 masks across the US starting this week

Biden administration to ship free 400 million N95 masks across the US starting this week

This post was originally published on this siteBiden’s administration plans to begin shipping the free masks this week so they’ll be available late next week, as the omicron surge breaks records.     

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The truth about COVID vaccines: Not perfect, but they’re saving many lives

The truth about COVID vaccines: Not perfect, but they’re saving many lives

This post was originally published on this siteThe goal of COVID-19 vaccines is to prevent serious and deadly outcomes, not to prevent all cases of transmission and infection.     

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This chart reveals the top 14 omicron variant symptoms

This chart reveals the top 14 omicron variant symptoms

This post was originally published on this site  What are the top COVID-19 symptoms from the omicron variant? | Illustration by Alex Cochran, Deseret News What are the top COVID-19 symptoms from the omicron variant? The omicron variant has been spreading for more than a month now, which is more...

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Full Recovery in Global Labor Market Could Take Years

Full Recovery in Global Labor Market Could Take Years

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. labor market is nearing, or may already be, at full employment, but a United Nations agency said that is far from true in many other parts of the world, with the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus is likely stretching out...

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