Andy Slavitt on omicron Covid variant, vaccines

STR | NurPhoto | Getty Images The new omicron Covid variant poses a greater risk for…

Omicron Covid variant in 15 states and cases likely to rise

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies during the Senate…

The first metaverse experiments? Look to what’s happening in medicine

Surgeon Shafi Ahmed poses for a photograph wearing a Microsoft HoloLens headset inside his operating theater…

4 states pay unemployment benefits to fired unvaccinated workers

Xavier Lorenzo | Moment | Getty Images Some states are making it easier for Americans to…

What we know about U.S. omicron cases

A COVID-19 testing facility is advertised at Newark Liberty International Airport on November 30, 2021 in…

How to get the free at-home Covid tests promised by White House

CandyRetriever | iStock | Getty Images Tens of millions of Americans should soon have access to…

Nebraska reports six omicron infections, making it the sixth U.S. state with confirmed cases

A medical worker administers a nasal swab Covid-19 test to a traveler at the Dignity Health-GoHealth…

Fauci says booster shots likely give cross protection against ‘wide range’ of Covid variants

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks about the Omicron coronavirus variant during a press briefing at the White…

Defensive plays for a potentially difficult December: Traders

Stocks could be in for an unusually difficult December, Joule Financial’s Quint Tatro says. Though the…

WHO says omicron Covid variant has spread to 38 countries

STR | NurPhoto | Getty Images The World Health Organization on Friday said the omicron Covid-19…

U.S. Covid vaccinations spike as several states confirm omicron cases

Eleven year-old Victoria Stout receives the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine at Rady’s Children’s hospital vaccination clinic in…

WTO chief very concerned about unequal distribution

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, WTO Director General, speaks during a press conference. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP | Getty…

Study finds potential cause of blood clots after AstraZeneca Covid jab

A paramedic prepares doses of AstraZeneca vaccine for patients at a walk-in COVID-19 clinic inside a…

Six different Covid vaccines are safe and effective when used as boosters, UK study finds

Emergency Medical Technician Ethan Hall gives Mark Turney, 66, a kidney transplant patient, his Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19…

Cramer says stocks are ‘still badly oversold’ even after Wall Street’s big rally

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday that trying to get into the mindset of the stock market…

New York officials confirm 5 cases of omicron Covid variant in NYC metro area

A sign outside of a hospital advertises COVID-19 testing on November 19, 2021 in New York…

Biden says no lockdowns, won’t expand vaccine mandates this winter

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration’s plan to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with…

NFL suspends Antonio Brown, two others for lying about vaccine status

Antonio Brown #81 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers runs with the ball against Rodney McLeod #23…

Omicron clouds outlook for international travel that was just turning a corner

A passenger arrives at a terminal of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport as countries react to…

Omicron Covid variant expected to hit New York in ‘coming days,’ NY health commissioner says

The new, highly mutated omicron Covid-19 variant is expected to hit New York state in the…

Covid hospitalizations from delta variant rise again as omicron lands in U.S.

Andrew Pawson, 30, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive patient in recovery after spending over a month…

Minnesota reports second U.S. omicron Covid case in resident who traveled to NYC

A sign outside of a hospital advertises COVID-19 testing on November 19, 2021 in New York…

Where did Omicron Covid variant come from and where is it circulating?

Doctor wearing PPE looks on before a house-to-house coronavirus testing drive on July 21, 2020 in…

Biden asks businesses to proceed with vaccine mandate after omicron variant arrives in U.S.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration’s efforts to ease supply chain issues during the…

U.S. tightens travel testing requirements, mask mandates

US President Joe Biden speaks about the Covid-19 vaccine shots administered in the US in the…

South Africa considers vaccine mandates as omicron cases spiral

A healthcare worker conducts a PCR Covid-19 test at the Lancet laboratory in Johannesburg on November…

Omicron to dominate and overwhelm the world in 3-6 months, doctor says

SINGAPORE — The new Covid variant omicron will likely “overwhelm the whole world” in the coming…

Interactive map shows where the Covid omicron variant has been detected

From the U.S. to Germany and Saudi Arabia to Australia, the Covid-19 omicron variant has spread…

next test for global supply chain crisis

Cargo ships load and unload containers at Qingdao Port’s foreign trade container terminal in Qingdao, East…

Omicron Covid fears continue to weigh on market sentiment

SINGAPORE — Stocks in Asia-Pacific fell in Thursday morning trade, as concerns over the economic impact…