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NPR: More contagious version of omicron spreads in U.S., fueling worries

As the omicron surge continues to decline in the U.S., infectious disease experts are keeping a close eye on an even more...

VOA: Stay Home or Work Sick? Omicron Poses a Conundrum

As the raging omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation, millions of those whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days...

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...

NPR: As omicron surges, these states and cities are focused on giving out free COVID tests

In Lowell, Massachusetts, a long line of cars snakes around the local middle school. The reward at the front of the line:...

REUTERS: Omicron delivers another uncertain holiday season to pandemic-weary Americans

Americans face an uncertain and anxiety-filled holiday season for the second consecutive year, as the highly contagious Omicron variant threatens to intensify...

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...

REUTERS: New York City mandates shots for all private businesses amid Omicron spread

New York City declared on Monday that all private-sector employers must implement COVID-19 vaccine mandates for their workers, as the highly transmissible...
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