Virus

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Federal health officials are bracing for the first cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant to be detected in the US and say there are likely far more cases worldwide than is currently known. ...
Israel became the latest country on Saturday to restrict international travel in an effort to stem the spread of the new COVID-19 variant omicron. The U.S. also plans to limit travel from several African countries where the variant has surged. ...
What could the new Omicron variant mean for the economic outlook? ...
The German Bishops’ Conference has “emphatically” called on Catholics to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, calling it a “moral duty.” ...

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