Category: Health

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CDC updates guidance to urge boosters for all individuals over 18 as omicron looms

CDC updates guidance to urge boosters for all individuals over 18 as omicron looms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday updated agency guidance to advise that anyone over age 18 should receive a COVID-19 [...]
Omicron expected to arrive in NYC, COVID masks should be worn indoors ‘at all times,’ city’s top doctor says

Omicron expected to arrive in NYC, COVID masks should be worn indoors ‘at all times,’ city’s top doctor says

With New York City health officials anticipating the omicron variant to arrive in the coming days, the city’s top doctor on Monday recommended that [...]
Omicron variant: Here’s what officials know

Omicron variant: Here’s what officials know

The World Health Organization says it could still take some time to get a full picture of the threat posed by omicron, a new variant of the coronav [...]
Omicron variant poses ‘very high’ global risk, ‘unprecedented number of spike mutations’: WHO

Omicron variant poses ‘very high’ global risk, ‘unprecedented number of spike mutations’: WHO

The COVID-19 omicron variant has an “unprecedented number of spike mutations” and poses a “very high” global risk, the World Health Organization sa [...]
Couple with COVID-19 leave quarantine, arrested trying to flee country, Dutch police say

Couple with COVID-19 leave quarantine, arrested trying to flee country, Dutch police say

A married couple who tested positive for COVID-19 left their hotel quarantine and were arrested in an “airplane that was about to” leave the countr [...]
Digital multitasking can be detrimental to a child’s mental health, study warns

Digital multitasking can be detrimental to a child’s mental health, study warns

Children face a deluge of electronic information from traditional television and computers to tablets, smartphones and video games, but prior studi [...]
Dutch authorities check for COVID-19 omicron variant after 61 arrivals from South Africa test positive

Dutch authorities check for COVID-19 omicron variant after 61 arrivals from South Africa test positive

Dutch authorities are checking for the omicron variant after 61 passengers on two flights from South Africa tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. [...]
Fauci would ‘not be surprised’ if omicron is already in US, predicts it will go ‘all over’

Fauci would ‘not be surprised’ if omicron is already in US, predicts it will go ‘all over’

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Saturday morning that he would not be shocked to learn that the COVID-19 omicron variant is already in the U.S. [...]
No cases of COVID-19 omicron variant identified yet in US, CDC says

No cases of COVID-19 omicron variant identified yet in US, CDC says

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday night that no cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant have been identified in t [...]
South African doctor says omicron variant symptoms ‘unusual but mild’

South African doctor says omicron variant symptoms ‘unusual but mild’

The South African doctor who first alerted authorities to the presence of the COVID-19 omicron variant reported that it presents "unusual but mild" [...]
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