Faced with Omicron, the United States decided to keep schools open

Faced with Omicron the United States decided to keep schools

A student shows her negative Covid-19 test result at the entrance to Olive-Vista Middle School in Sylmar, California, January 11, 2022. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP LETTER FROM WASHINGTON Please, it’s not going to start again! Here is a summary of the state of mind of parents of students in the United States at the … Read more

The US military based in Japan, held responsible for the spread of Omicron in the Archipelago

The US military based in Japan held responsible for the

The US Marine Corps’ Camp Hansen, Kin, Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan, Jan.6, 2022. AP The spread of the Omicron variant in Japan rekindles debates on the special status enjoyed by the US military stationed in the Archipelago. Judged in part responsible for the new wave, these soldiers accepted, late and after multiple requests from the … Read more

Omicron wave sweeps across northern England and puts pressure on UK healthcare system

Omicron wave sweeps across northern England and puts pressure on

Ambulances in front of the emergency entrance to the Bradford Royal Infirmary in Bradford (Great Britain), January 5, 2022. OLI SCARFF / AFP A few encouraging signs in London, a critical situation in the south-east and a landscape which is darkening at high speed in the north of England: the Omicron wave continues to impose … Read more

Despite Omicron, Rio de Janeiro comes back to life and enjoys the Brazilian summer

Despite Omicron Rio de Janeiro comes back to life and

By Bruno Meyerfeld Posted at 10:10 a.m. yesterday, updated at 5:42 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers ReportageThe Brazilian city is preparing to celebrate its famous carnival. But time is running out, because, since the end of December 2021, cases have started to rise again in Brazil, already severely affected by the Covid-19. Feet in the … Read more

Omicron variant: South Africa says peak has passed, without significant rise in death toll

Omicron variant South Africa says peak has passed without significant

At a Covid-19 test center in Johannesburg on December 8, 2021. DENIS FARRELL / AP South Africa, where the new variant of SARS-CoV-2 was detected last month, announced Thursday, November 30, that it had passed the peak of the Omicron wave without a significant increase in the number of deaths. “All the indicators suggest that … Read more

Covid-19: the Omicron variant continues to grow in Europe, new restrictions put in place

Covid 19 the Omicron variant continues to grow in Europe new

The pandemic is progressing more than ever in Europe. On Tuesday, December 28, France, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Denmark, Iceland and Greece recorded new daily records of Covid-19 cases. Read also Covid-19: nearly 180,000 new cases in one day in France, a level never reached In this context of the meteoric rise of the epidemic, … Read more

Covid : Omicron, vaccin “spécial variant”, 6e vague et pass vaccinal… À quoi va ressembler l’épidémie en 2022 ?

Covid Omicron vaccin special variant 6e vague et pass

Omicron va s’implanter durablement et prendre le dessus sur Delta dès les premières semaines de 2022. Face à ce nouveau variant, le conseil scientifique se projette pour les mois à venir sur la situation sanitaire dans le pays et partage l’évolution de la pandémie en France à l’horizon de l’été prochain. Omicron rebat les cartes … Read more

Omicron variant: the United States will reopen its borders to travelers from eight African countries on December 31

Omicron variant the United States will reopen its borders to

More than a month after the appearance of the Omicron variant in southern Africa, the United States is reopening its borders. Travel restrictions on eight African countries, which were imposed in late November in an attempt to slow the spread of this new variant, will be lifted from December 31, Twitter reported on Friday (December … Read more

New study adds more evidence for omicron immune evasion

Journal Reference: Sandile Cele, Laurelle Jackson, David S. Khoury, Khadija Khan, Thandeka Moyo-Gwete, Houriiyah Tegally, James Emmanuel San, Deborah Cromer, Cathrine Scheepers, Daniel Amoako, Farina Karim, Mallory Bernstein, Gila Lustig, Derseree Archary, Muneerah Smith, Yashica Ganga, Zesuliwe Jule, Kajal Reedoy, Shi-Hsia Hwa, Jennifer Giandhari, Jonathan M. Blackburn, Bernadett I. Gosnell, Salim S. Abdool Karim, Willem … Read more

Covid-19: Despite the spread of the Omicron variant, Americans determined to travel for the holidays

Covid 19 Despite the spread of the Omicron variant Americans determined

Miami Airport (Florida) is full of travelers on December 23, 2021. JOE RAEDLE / AFP The holiday season appeal is too strong. Millions of Americans have started traveling across the United States despite the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, which is reigniting fears related to the pandemic. With 171,000 daily cases on average over … Read more