Omicron

Science

Covid-19 news: England and Wales omicron death toll similar to flu

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu, Layal…

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Health

Coronavirus: Two types of Omicron classed as variants of concern – symptoms

In common with every virus, COVID-19 mutates. COVID-19 is a mutation of the coronavirus, the same one that caused the…

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Health

Covid symptoms: Omicron sub-variants circulating in UK – ‘signs to look out for’

“The worst scenario would be a new variant appearing that is both more virulent and capable of evading our immune…

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Health

Covid warning as TWO new strains of Omicron now classified ‘of concern’

Covid: Ros Atkins discusses China’s approach to dealing with virus Only a small number of cases of Omicron BA.4 and…

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UK

COVID-19 alert level in UK reduced – as Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 reclassified as variants of concern

The UK’s coronavirus alert level has been reduced – as two rare types of Omicron have been reclassified as variants…

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New York

CDC Puts 87% of NY Counties, Including Whole City, at High COVID Risk; Daily Cases Top 11,000

Well, the entire state of New York didn’t end up losing all of its green in the CDC’s latest COVID…

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New York

NY COVID Hospitalizations at 3-Month High, Rise 25% in 10 Days as Fifth Wave Intensifies

New York state COVID hospitalizations are now nearing 3,000, more than doubling in the last month as an omicron subvariant…

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New York

NYC COVID Transmission Up 34% in May; Young Adults See Higher Positive Test Rates

The fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to roll over New York City, with transmission rates up 34% this…

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New York

Most Contagious COVID Strain Yet Now Eyed in Nearly 80% of NY Area Cases: CDC

The COVID-19 subvariant estimated by New York state health officials to be substantially more contagious than the first descendant of…

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Chicago

‘We made the decision’: KN95 masks that failed federal testing for health care workers were given to CPS schools and Chicagoans during Omicron surge

CHICAGO (CBS) – A concerned teacher sent a tip to CBS 2 worried about KN95 masks sent to Chicago Public…

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