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Tag Archives: omicron

Daily COVID cases in U.S. hit all-time high

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The United States recorded a new record high Tuesday, with more than 500,000 new COVID-19 cases reported, according to Johns Hopkins University. According to the database, the U.S. recorded 512,553 positive COVID-19 cases, breaking the all-time record of 294,015 that was set on Jan. 8. CNN and The Washington Post reported that the …

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United and Delta Airlines Forced to Cancel Hundreds of Christmas Eve Flights Due to the Rise of Covid Cases

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Both United and Delta Airlines announced Thursday that an increase of COVID-19 infections had forced them to cancel hundreds of Christmas Eve flights. The cancellations came as the Transportation Safety Administration reported that Christmas traffic is returning to pre-pandemic levels. “The nationwide spike in Omicron cases this week has had …

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CDC Recommends COVID Booster For All Adults Amid Omicron Concerns

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its COVID-19 vaccine booster recommendations on Monday to include all adults, regardless of health status or occupation, as uncertainty surrounding the newly detected omicron variant swells. “The recent emergence of the omicron variant (B.1.1.529) further emphasizes the importance of vaccination, boosters …

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