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REUTERS: U.S. CDC estimates Omicron variant to be 58.6% of cases, revises projection

The Omicron variant was estimated to be 58.6% of the coronavirus variants circulating in the United States as of Dec. 25, according...

AP: First COVID-19 shot recipient in US now a vaccine activist

Since being hailed as the first person in the United States to get a COVID-19 vaccine, New York nurse Sandra Lindsay has...

NPR: 5 years later, researchers assess how children exposed to Zika are developing

When Yariel turned 5 in November, he had a pandemic birthday party, like most school-age kids these days. It was a karaoke...

REUTERS: U.S. testing struggles to keep up with Omicron

A surge in U.S. COVID-19 cases from the Omicron variant is overwhelming testing capacity in high-infection areas like New York City due...

VOA: What US Mayors Are Most Worried About After the Pandemic

America’s mayors are most concerned about the lingering mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a nationwide survey of 126 mayors conducted...

NPR: Vaccine skeptics in Eastern Europe are having a change of heart

Some former vaccine skeptics in Eastern Europe have shifted over to the other side as coronavirus infections surge, countries are making it more difficult...

BBC: Covid: Omicron probably in most countries, WHO says

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the new coronavirus variant Omicron is probably already present in most countries around the...

NPR: Vaccine protection vs. omicron infection may drop to 30% but does cut severe disease

The new coronavirus variant, called omicron, was first identified in South Africa only about a month ago and is already spreading quickly...

NPR: How the U.S. got on the slow track with at-home COVID tests

Dr. Kavita Patel wishes navigating the pandemic could work for her patients like it does across much of Europe, where take-home COVID-19...

VOA: Scientist Behind UK Vaccine Says Next Pandemic May Be Worse

One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethal...

NPR: As NYC sets broad vaccine mandate for workers, federal vaccine rules remain blocked

In what the city says is "a first in the nation measure," New York City is now mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for all private...

NPR: The omicron variant is cause for concern — but not panic, Biden says

President Biden said Monday that while travel restrictions imposed on travelers from several southern African nations would slow the entry of the omicron variant...

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