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@zerohedge
01:20 Sat 23
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Mutated Strain Of Delta Variant Causing Panic In UK Has Been Found In US https://t.co/BMDgppHVpu
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16:11 Sun 28
Omicron coronavirus variant has more than double the mutations of Delta, Italian lab image shows
Italian researchers have published the first image of the Covid-19 Omicron variant, confirming expectations that the new strain was a highly mutated version of the original coronavirus.However, while its identification earlier this week has sparked worldwide alarm, the transmissibility of Omicron and the severity of illness it can cause have yet to be determined.The image of the variant, published on Saturday, was derived from research carried out at the Bambino Ges Hospital in Rome. The study


rt
3h ago
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Omicron strain reaches North America
Two cases of the Omicron strain have been confirmed in Canada, while President Biden weighs US response to the heavily-mutated Covid-19 variant, even as it remains unclear if it is more dangerous than other variants. Read Full Article at RT.com


rt
21:56 Sun 28
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France detects multiple suspected Omicron cases
France's Ministry of Health has announced that they have found eight possible cases of the Omicron variant, as countries around the globe struggle to contain the spread of the heavily-mutated coronavirus strain. Read Full Article at RT.com


cnbc
25m ago
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WHO says delta variant still the priority despite growing worries over new omicron Covid strain
The global health body last week recognized the omicron variant, first referred to as lineage B.1.1.529, as a variant of concern.


scmp
1h ago
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WHO pulls together international experts to understand Covid-19 Omicron variant
The World Health Organization is racing to better understand the new coronavirus Omicron variant, as countries throw up travel restrictions against the heavily mutated strain that landed on the global radar last week.In an update on Sunday, the WHO stressed that more information was needed about Omicron, first detected in Botswana earlier this month, and said it was working with scientists around the world to understand the variant and its impact on disease control measures, including vaccines


cnn
13:50 Sun 28
The Omicron Covid-19 variant is raising concerns amid the holiday travel season, but there's no need to panic just yet, experts say
The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is raising the concerns of health officials amid the busy holiday travel season, but there is no need to panic just yet as the potential impact of the newly detected strain remains unknown, experts say.


@CNBC
22m ago
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WHO says delta variant still the priority despite growing worries over new omicron Covid strain https://t.co/ZaWVsYwqVq
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theborneopost
13:29 Sun 28
New Covid variant shuts borders across the globe
THE HAGUE: A new, heavily mutated Covid-19 variant spread across the globe on Sunday, shutting borders, renewing curbs, and sparking fears for the fight against the nearly two-year-old coronavirus pandemic. Dubbed Omicron, the strain has cast doubt on global efforts to battle the pandemic because of fears that it is highly infectious, forcing countries to [...]


@TheEconomist
2h ago
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The most important question now is whether Omicron will displace the Delta variant, which is causing 2.5m cases a w https://t.co/9G4gXi1Ysf
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news google au
23:03 Sat 27
NwsGlbl
Why is Omicron causing such alarm? - The Australian Financial Review
Why is Omicron causing such alarm?    The Australian Financial Review Is it inevitable the Omicron variant of COVID-19 will spread like Delta?    ABC News EXPLAINED: Everything we know about the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron    7NEWS.com.au Explainer: How worried should we be about the Omicron variant?    Reuters Vaccine makers race to stay ahead of new COVID-19 variants    NPR View Full coverage on Google News


eturbonews
22:37 Sat 27
How to Travel With the New Covid Strain Omicron?
World Tourism Network president Dr. Peter Tarlow, who is also the chaplain for the College Station, Texas Police Department, and an expert on travel & tourism safety and security has an advice for the world of tourism: There is no time to panic, but this a time to use your brains. This advice comes two days after the world was woken up by another strain of the Corona Virus, known as Omicron, or technically the B.1.1.529 variant. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News


benzinga
16:36 Sun 28
Moderna May Have a New Vaccine For Omicron COVID Strain By Early 2022
Even as the new highly-mutated strain of the coronavirus, named omicron, threatens the fledgling post-pandemic recovery across the globe, biopharma companies are ramping up efforts to help. What Happened: Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA ), which was the second biopharma company to get authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine, is confident it will have something on the table shortly to tackle the latest virus threat. Moderna's current vaccine will be tested against the new variant, and its ability to offer immunity will likely be known over the next couple of weeks, the company's chief medical officer Paul Burton reportedly ... Full story available on Benzinga.com
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france24
05:41 Sun 28
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Live: WHO urges countries to keep borders open as world races to contain Covid variant
Dutch health authorities said on Sunday they had found at least 13 cases of the Omicron strain among travelers from South Africa, while in France, Health MinisterOlivier Vran saidthe variant was likelyalready circulating in the country and the government would tighten restrictions. Since it was first detected in South Africa, the variant has sparked global concern with countries rushing to implement measures to stem an infection spread.


marketwatch
3h ago
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: U.S. health officials urge caution, but not panic, over omicron variant
U.S. health officials on Sunday tried to walk a very fine line with their messaging -- that we need to take the omicron variant very seriously, but that there's no reason to panic.


@htTweets
3h ago
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#Omicron | At least 9 countries have confirmed detecting the super mutated strain as of Sunday. What are the at ri https://t.co/1Qkh6LD10M
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france24
05:41 Sun 28
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WHO urges countries to keep borders open as world races to contain Covid variant
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Africa on Sunday urged countries to follow the science rather than imposing flight bans in a bid to contain the new Omicron coronavirus variant. Dutch health authorities said on Sunday they had found at least 13 cases of the Omicron strain among travelers from South Africa, while in France, Health MinisterOlivier Vran saidthe variant was likelyalready circulating in the country.


globalnews ca
22:01 Sun 28
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Canada finds first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant in Ontario. Heres what we know
South African scientists first identified the heavily mutated variant earlier this week after an exponential surge in cases.


revyuh
22:30 Sun 28
NwsGlbl
Doctor reveals the unusual symptoms of Omicron COVID variant
The South African doctor discussed the unusual symptoms of infection with the novel COVID strain B.1.1.529. The symptoms of the new COVID variant found in South Africa are unique but mild, according to the first South African doctor to warn authorities about patients with the omicron variant. Dr Angelique Coetzee said she was first alerted […] The post Doctor reveals the unusual symptoms of Omicron COVID variant appeared first on Revyuh .


smh au
16:48 Sun 28
What we know about Omicron, the new coronavirus variant
Experts are urging caution but not panic, while admitting not enough is known about the new variant of concern that is shutting down flights around the world.


zycrypto
16:53 Sun 28
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New Covid Variant, New Crypto Problems As Bitcoin, Ether, Solana, Cardano Enter Bear Territory
The price of Bitcoin fell to new lows following the outbreak of a new strain of the Covid virus. Bitcoin barely recovered from the slump on Thanksgiving before being battered by the general panic selling by traders. Bitcoin is down 20% from its all-time high providing a viable opportunity for traders to buy the dip. […]


npr org
00:03 Sun 28
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How vaccine makers plan to address the new COVID-19 omicron variant
A new coronavirus variant, first discovered in South Africa, has begun to spread around the globe. Vaccine producers say they're working to get ahead of the new strain.


@the_hindu
15:00 Sun 28
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A new, heavily mutated #Covid19 variant spread across the globe, shutting borders, renewing curbs, and sparking fea https://t.co/RmglLzj1q9
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cnn
15:46 Sun 28
Travel doors slam shut as new Covid variant triggers alarm, stranding hundreds
Variant is raising concerns during holiday travel season, but don't panic yet, experts say Video: Expert says this is the most important thing we need to know about Omicron


forbes
22:29 Sun 28
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Could The Omicron Variant Cool Down The Hot Job Market?
The Omicron variant may derail travel plans and throw cold water on the hot job market. Weve seen this play out with the original Covid-19 outbreak and again when the Delta variant emerged. In both instances, the initial response was to fire or furlough workers and put job openings on hold.


reddit
08:45 Sun 28
Omicron Bull or Bear ?
Let's not be apes for a minute and think. Seriously, I'm having a hard time to consider the possible outcome following Omicron. Based on how bad the market behaved and how panic ensued throughout the world, one could think that this is going to be bad again and we might enter a similar phase to what happened in early 2021 when delta hit. At the same time... I feel that the market seriously overreacted and since I'm an ape I'd definitely buy the fckn dip even if it's only the top of it. Seriously though, we got vaccines, we actually don't know how bad this variant is and if it's really actually bad, we begin to develop cures and pills against the virus for hospitalized people, and so far we haven't reached the same levels we had back when there was delta and full lockdowns. I feel like hospitality/accomodation and tourism in general could suffer, but I don't see how we could return to the worst moments we had in the crisis. I see this as an incredible opportunity to buy. Not to mention that Chief Powell is back on track for the printing. What are your thoughts fellow apes? submitted by /u/Lord_Ancap [link] [comments]


smh au
18:33 Sun 28
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Travel bans may be too late to stop omicron spread, experts say
The variant was identified by scientists in South Africa, where early data suggest it is spreading more quickly than the now-dominant variant known as delta.


bitcoinwarrior net
20:23 Sun 28
Flight To Safety As Covid Variant Fears Soar
Risk assets are getting pummeled at the end of the week as a new Covid variant sparks fears of new restrictions and lockdowns. Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more   The most worrying thing about the new strain at the moment is how little we know about it, with early indications being that […]


@htTweets
3h ago
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The new #Covid19 variant #Omicron has many more mutations than the #Delta variant, according to a first 'image' of https://t.co/9NLSUsxljw
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washingtonpost
08:01 Sun 28
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Travel curbs aimed at COVID variant tighten across the world
Australian officials are racing to conduct further tests on passengers arriving from southern Africa who tested positive for COVID-19 to determine if they are carrying the omicron variant as nations around the world tighten controls against the worrying new strain


@guardiannews
4h ago
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Omicron variant Australia: NSW investigating possible further cases of new Covid strain https://t.co/4CPncCAci9
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