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The Covid-19 Omicron variant was present in the Netherlands a week before two flights arrived from South Africa carrying the virus, Dutch health officials said Tuesday, throwing the timeline of the variant's spread in Europe into question. ...
Negotiators scramble to find ways to continue discussion over suspending intellectual property rights for vaccines after meeting is postponed. ...
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., in a new interview claims that Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is overhyping the omicron variant. Sen. Johnson also accused Dr. Fauci of overhyping AIDS. The Morning Joe panel discusses. ...
South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla says there is “absolutely no need to panic” over the Omicron variant of the Wuhan coronavirus. ...

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