Pfizer Says Vaccine Loses Effectiveness Against Omicron

Pfizer Says Vaccine Loses Effectiveness Against Omicron

This post was originally published on this sitePfizer and BioNTech said that a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine neutralized the Omicron variant in lab tests but that the two-dose regimen was significantly less effective at blocking the virus.

Read more
CDC recommends Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan, Portugal

CDC recommends Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan, Portugal

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan and Portugal and several other countries because of a “very high level of COVID-19” within their borders.The CDC on Monday also issued…

Read more
Omicron Will Cause Problems, but Inflation May Not Be One

Omicron Will Cause Problems, but Inflation May Not Be One

This post was originally published on this siteThe Covid-19 variant could further disrupt supply chains, but with another round of stimulus checks unlikely, demand could suffer as well.

Read more
Strong Job Gains Likely but Omicron Threat Looms

Strong Job Gains Likely but Omicron Threat Looms

This post was originally published on this siteLower Covid-19 case numbers probably helped fuel the U.S. economy and powered job gains in November, economists say, but the Omicron variant could put that progress at risk.

Read more
The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

This post was originally published on this site  Air China flight crew members in hazmat suits walk through the arrivals area at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. The United States has confirmed its first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. |...

Read more
Omicron isn’t a surprise to advocates who have fought for global vaccine equity

Omicron isn’t a surprise to advocates who have fought for global vaccine equity

This post was originally published on this sitePeople in richer countries, even if fully vaccinated, won’t be safe until those in poorer nations have the benefit of vaccines, experts have argued.     

Read more
US expected to toughen testing requirement for travelers after omicron: Latest COVID-19 updates

US expected to toughen testing requirement for travelers after omicron: Latest COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States may toughen testing requirements for travelers as omicron is discovered in more countries. More COVID updates.     

Read more
Omicron patients had ‘extremely mild’ symptoms, says a doctor who discovered it

Omicron patients had ‘extremely mild’ symptoms, says a doctor who discovered it

This post was originally published on this site  Passengers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. 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...

Read more
CDC says all adults should get booster due to omicron variant: Latest COVID-19 updates

CDC says all adults should get booster due to omicron variant: Latest COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe omicron variant causes the CDC to change its guidance on booster shots and unvaccinated federal workers get to keep their jobs for now. Updates.     

Read more
Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning

Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning

This post was originally published on this siteStock markets slide after Moderna boss casts doubt on vaccine effectiveness against new variant.

Read more