Coronavirus in Oregon: Health experts predict continued decline in hospitalizations

But there's still the risk holiday gatherings will keep cases high. #healthexperts #riskholidaygatherings
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New York has announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus, bringing to eight the number of state cases linked to the new variant
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If we keep allowing this virus to spread through unvaccinated populations, the next variant could be even more deadlyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt ’s almost two years since we first heard of Covid-19, and a year since the first Covid vaccines were rolled out. Yet this staggering progress is being squandered. We have drifted for months now, with richer countries, taking a very blinkered domestic focus, lulled into thinking that the worst of t he pandemic was behind us. This variant reminds us all that we remain closer to the start of the pandemic than the end.There is a lot we ne...
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Sir Jeremy Farrar, director of Wellcome Trust, suggests emergence of Omicron variant means pandemic is far from overCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe emergence of the Omicron variant shows that the world is “closer to the start of the pandemic than the end”, one of Britain’s most senior scientific figures has warned, as he lamented a lack of political leadership over Covid.Sir Jeremy Farrar, the director of the Wellcome Trust whostepped down as a government scientific adviser last month, said the progress in combatting Covid-19 since its emergence was “being squan...
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Christmas parties Johnson’s staff held last year broke coronavirus restrictions.
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The omicron coronavirus variant has been found in 12 U.S. states just three days days after the first case in the country was announced.
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South Africa's Covid-19 cases have nearly quadrupled in the last four days, underscoring concerns around how contagious the new coronavirus Omicron variant might be as the country enters its... #southafrica #southafricacovid #omicron
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A rush of vaccine-seeking customers and staff shortages are squeezing drugstores around the U.S., leading to frazzled workers and temporary pharmacy closures. Drugstores are normally busy this time of year with flu shots and other vaccines, but now pharmacists are doling out a growing number of COVID-19 shots and giving coronavirus tests. The push for shots is expected to grow more intense as President Joe Biden urges vaccinated Americans to get booster shots to combat the emerging omicron variant. The White House said Thursday that more than two in three COVID-19 vaccinations are happening at local pharmacies. And pharmac...
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South Korea again broke its daily records for coronavirus infections and deaths and confirmed three more cases of the new omicron variant as officials scramble to tighten social distancing and border controls.
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He helped identify numerous viruses, including Covid-19, as well as the bioterrorism attack that spread anthrax in 2001.
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CORONAVIRUS will remain an unpredictable threat to the NHS "for at least the next five years", Government scientists warn.
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