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Cyprus reportedly discovers a Covid variant that combines omicron and delta

Staff at CSL are working in the lab on November 08, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia, where they will begin manufacturing AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine. Darrian Traynor | Getty Images A researcher in Cyprus has...

COVID-19 Omicron variant: New York, tri-state area confirm more cases as hospitals strain from delta surge

The tri-state area has counted just under a dozen cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant as hospitals continue to feel the strain from the delta surge.  Health officials have confirmed cases of the omicron...

WHO says omicron Covid variant has spread to 38 countries

STR | NurPhoto | Getty Images The World Health Organization on Friday said the Covid omicron variant has been detected in 38 countries, up from 23 two days ago, with early data suggesting the...

Biden says he doesn’t expect more travel restrictions or lockdowns as Covid omicron variant spreads

President Joe Biden on Monday said he doesn’t expect the U.S. to impose additional travel restrictions to stem the spread of the coronavirus omicron variant, sending some airline stocks higher. Airline and aerospace stocks...

Omicron variant continues to wobble investor sentiment

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed in Friday morning trade following days of turbulent trading in Asia-Pacific this week as investors continue to monitor the situation surrounding the omicron Covid variant. In Japan,...

New York officials confirm 5 cases of omicron Covid variant across state

A sign outside of a hospital advertises COVID-19 testing on November 19, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images New York state has confirmed five cases of the omicron Covid-19 variant...

Oil supply in focus amid omicron Covid variant fears

Oil rigs work on platforms in Gaoyu Lake in Gaoyou in east China’s Jiangsu province Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. Barcroft Media | Getty Images OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers, an influential group known as...

European markets troubled as omicron Covid variant fears return

LONDON — European stocks pulled back on Thursday as concerns persisted over the omicron Covid variant. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.9% in early trade, with travel and leisure stocks shedding 1.8% to lead...

Interactive map shows where the Covid omicron variant has been detected

From the U.S. to Germany and Saudi Arabia to Australia, the Covid-19 omicron variant has spread to dozens of countries globally. The World Health Organization has labeled omicron, which was first detected by South...

Asia stocks mixed as uncertainty surrounding omicron variant lingers

SINGAPORE — Stocks in Asia-Pacific struggled for direction in Thursday trade, as concerns over the economic impact of the omicron Covid variant continue to weigh on investor sentiment. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose...