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    Omicron exposes inflexibility of Europe's public hospitals

    STRASBOURG, France — A World Health Organization official warned last week of a “closing window of opportunity” for European countries to prevent their health care systems from being overwhelmed... #worldhealthorganization #strasbourg #omicron Continue reading...
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    Expect More Worrisome COVID Variants After Omicron, Scientists Say

    Scientists warn that omicron’s whirlwind spread across the globe practically ensures it won’t be the last worrisome coronavirus variant. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Experts warn of more COVID-19 variants after Omicron

    "The faster omicron spreads, the more opportunities there are for mutation." #omicronspreads #omicron Continue reading...
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    As Omicron sweeps the country, New York state offers a glimmer of hope

    As the Omicron variant sweeps the country -- pressing many hospitals into crisis mode -- data from New York is offering a glimmer of hope. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Schools Struggle to Find Substitute Teachers as Omicron Surges

    Facing a shortage of subs amid the latest Covid-19 wave, schools are looking to other employees—and to churches and parent groups—to find teachers. #parentgroups #omicron #substituteteachers Continue reading...
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    As Omicron fuels surge, U.S. students stage walkouts to protest in-person classes

    Hundreds of students in Boston and Chicago walked out of classes on Friday in protests demanding a switch to remote learning as a surge in COVID-19 cases fueled by the Omicron variant disrupted... #protests #walkouts #omicron Continue reading...
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    Covid-19, Vaccine and Hospital News: Live Updates

    The state is using some of the money to undercut mask requirements in schools. Hospitals are filling up in two dozen U.S. states as Omicron spreads. #hospitalnewsliveupdates #omicron Continue reading...
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    Hospitals in half of US states close to capacity as Omicron continues surge

    In 24 states at least 80% of staffed hospital beds were occupied as the Omicron variant has triggered a record number of Covid cases #omicron Continue reading...
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    Biden's Covid-19 Speech, Omicron and Vaccines: Live Updates

    Teams will assist Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio and Rhode Island. The Australian Open will operate at significantly reduced spectator capacity. #newmexico #australianopen #covid19speech #omicron #newjersey #rhodeisland Continue reading...
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    Omicron cases could fall as quickly as they rose in the US: models

    Omicron cases could be peaking roughly a month after they started rising in the US. Experts predict that cases could come back down just as quickly. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Omicron Appears to Have Peaked in U.K., Offering Hope the Wave Is Receding

    A WSJ analysis of data suggests the wave has peaked, a promising sign that the highly transmissible variant’s impact may be brief, if intense, and fueling optimism that the pandemic may be waning. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Dems frustrated with Biden’s Omicron response

    Pressure is building from Democratic lawmakers to contain surging COVID cases. #dems #omicron Continue reading...
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    Omicron Puts China’s Zero-Covid Strategy to Its Toughest Test

    The country’s continuing effort to remain in a bubble points to more frequent and longer-lasting restrictions with the arrival of the highly contagious variant. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Fauci spars with GOP lawmakers during tense Omicron hearing

    Dr. Anthony Fauci hit back at two Republican senators in a pair of tense exchanges Tuesday, accusing one of attacking him for political gain and calling another "a moron" following questions about... #omicron #anthonyfauci Continue reading...
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    Rules need to be clear': Dems call for Covid strategy reset as cases spike

    Congressional Democrats fret that the White House's strategy on Covid in recent weeks has been confusing and ineffective against the Omicron variant. #omicron #dems Continue reading...
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    Covid: Half of Europe to be infected with Omicron within weeks - WHO

    Dr Hans Kluge says a "west-to-east tidal wave" of the coronavirus variant is sweeping across the region. #omicron #hanskluge #tidalwave Continue reading...
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    COVID: Millions more locked down as China battles Omicron spread

    Civil aviation authority orders cancelation of 22 flights as many passengers test positive upon landing in China. #omicron #civilaviationauthority Continue reading...
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    U.S. issues 'Do Not Travel' warning for Canada

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. State Department on Monday advised against travel to neighboring Canada because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases as the Omicron... #omicron #usstatedepartment Continue reading...
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    U.S. breaks COVID-19 hospitalization record at over 132000 as Omicron surges

    COVID-19 hospitalizations in the United States reached a record high on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as a surge in infections caused by the highly contagious Omicron variant strains... #hospitalizations #omicron Continue reading...
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    Cyprus scientists discover 'Deltacron' -- but other experts dispute findings

    Scientists in Cyprus have claimed they have discovered a COVID-19 variant that combines Delta and Omicron but experts quickly dismissed the claim and blamed contamination. #omicron #deltacron Continue reading...
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    Hospitals Cut Beds as Nurses Call In Sick With Covid-19

    Without enough critical workers during the Omicron variant’s surge, some facilities say they must limit capacity to assure proper patient care. #nursescall #omicron #variant Continue reading...
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    Nearly a quarter of hospitals are reporting a critical staff shortage as Omicron drives a rise in Covid-19 cases

    About 24% of US hospitals are reporting a "critical staffing shortage," according to data from the US Department of Health and Human Services, as public health experts warn the Covid-19 surge... #omicron #publichealthexperts Continue reading...
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    Beijing on high alert as China's first Omicron cluster edges closer weeks before the Olympics

    Officials in Beijing are on high alert just weeks out from the start of the Winter Olympics, after China's first local outbreak of the Omicron variant spread from the northern port city of Tianjin... #omicron #outbreak #portcity #variantspread #winterolympics #tianjin #olympicsofficials #henan...
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    Omicron Makes Biden’s Vaccine Mandates Obsolete

    There is no evidence so far that vaccines are reducing infections from the fast-spreading variant. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Stay home or work sick? Omicron poses a conundrum

    Millions of workers whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days are having to choose between their health and their paycheck as the omicron variant of COVID-19 rages across the nation. #omicron Continue reading...
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    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 are having to choose between their health and their paycheck. #omicron Continue reading...
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    How 10 parents of school-age kids are coping with Omicron, in their own words

    One mom said she feels like she's endangering her kids' health. Another said she feels lonely and exhausted by the pressure of what to do. And a father said he and his wife live in fear that their... #omicron Continue reading...
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    Tianjin begins city-wide testing after at least two local Omicron cases detected

    The northern coastal city of Tianjin began testing its population of around 14 million on Sunday after at least two local cases of the highly-transmissible Omicron variant were detected, state... #omicron #statemedia #tianjin Continue reading...
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    Omicron fuels unprecedented spike in COVID-19 cases

    The omicron variant is fueling an unprecedented spike in COVID-19 cases and placing a strain on hospital capacity, but experts say the spike could play out in the shape of an “ice pick” — a sharp... #omicron #omicronvariant Continue reading...
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    The 355’ Femme Action Ensemble Collects $350K In Thursday Night Previews

    SATURDAY AM: Refresh for chart and more analysis…. Despite Omicron sending many back to the comfort of their households for January, people are still going to the movies, specifically Sony/Ma… #omicron #saturdayam #355femmeactionensemble Continue reading...
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    How to Think About Covid Data Right Now

    The overall pattern is familiar, but a fresh perspective on how to interpret cases, hospitalizations and deaths is necessary as Omicron tears through the country. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Omicron cases could fall just as quickly as they rose, CDC says

    Omicron variant in the U.S.: CDC director said cases could fall quickly. #variant #omicron #omicronvariant #cdc Continue reading...
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    Omicron pushes U.S. COVID hospitalizations toward record high

    COVID-19 hospitalizations in the United States are poised to hit a new high as early as Friday, according to a Reuters tally, surpassing the record set in January of last year as the highly... #omicron #hospitalizations Continue reading...
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    Supreme Court weighs Biden’s vaccine mandates as Omicron spreads

    The pair of requirements, which would affect tens of millions of workers, have been in legal limbo since agencies published them last year. #supremecourt #omicron Continue reading...
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    Covid-19, Omicron and Vaccine News: Live Updates

    The number of known cases, likely an undercount, is now less of an indicator than it used to be in determining pandemic strategy. Governments are marshaling resources toward vaccinating people. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Covid: Deadly Omicron should not be called mild, warns WHO

    The WHO cautions that just like previous variants, Omicron is hospitalising and killing people. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Biden, in Shift, Prepares Americans to See Covid-19 as Part of Life

    Before the Omicron surge, the president said in July the nation was “closer than ever to declaring our independence from a deadly virus.” #omicron Continue reading...
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    More European countries order mandatory vaccination to battle Omicron wave

    Anyone over 50 living in Italy must be vaccinated against Covid-19, under strict new rules introduced by the government. #omicron Continue reading...
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    2022 Grammy Awards postponed over Omicron risk

    The 64th Grammy Awards have been postponed due to a nationwide spike in COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant. The show was scheduled to take place on January 31, but will be rescheduled... #grammyawards #therecordingacademy #omicron Continue reading...
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    California extends indoor mask mandate as Omicron surges

    California will extend its statewide mask mandate for indoor public spaces for another month as an unprecedented wave of coronavirus infections continues to wash over the state. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Biden Steps Up Vaccine Push as U.S. Cases Surpass Records

    The president urged people to get vaccinated as Omicron drove up infections. Cases continued to rise near record highs, nearly doubling the peak hit last winter. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Lawmakers discuss additional Covid relief amid Omicron, but talks stall

    A bipartisan group of Senate lawmakers discussed the possibility of another economic stimulus package last year amid the Omicron wave of coronavirus, but talks failed to move forward. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Omicron makes up 95% of sequenced Covid cases in U.S. as infections hit pandemic record

    The omicron variant now represents nearly every Covid case sequenced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Omicron estimated to be 95.4% of coronavirus variants in U.S., CDC says

    The CDC said the variant accounted for an estimated 77% of cases in the week ended Dec. 25, up from the 58.6% projection it had disclosed last week. The CDC had last week lowered its estimate for... #omicron #cdc Continue reading...
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    Omicron Spares U.S. ICUs So Far, Mirroring South Africa

    #southafrica #omicron Continue reading...
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    US sets grim COVID record with more than 1 million daily cases

    The US hit a grim COVID-19 milestone Monday – with more than 1 million cases diagnosed as the highly contagious Omicron variant rages across the country. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Morbius Retreats to the Shadows of April Due to Omicron Concerns

    Honestly, though: Does Sony really need another superhero movie out right now after No Way Home made all the bank? #omicron #superheromovie Continue reading...
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    Why Omicron Is Counterintuitive

    The new highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus appears to be milder than previous variants, but it’s also dangerous. #omicron Continue reading...
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    Omicron upends return to US schools and workplaces

    Some school systems around the U.S. extended their holiday break Monday or switched back to online instruction because of the explosion in COVID-19 cases, while others pressed ahead with in-person... #schoolsystems #omicron #holidaybreak #workplaces Continue reading...
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    L.A. Unified orders COVID-19 testing before classes resume

    Schools are reopening this week and next with families and employees nervous about health risks from the Omicron surge. #omicron Continue reading...

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