Omicron appears to be “a very transmissible variant,” WHO chief scientist says

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks while visiting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021. (Oliver Contreras/Sipa/Bloomberg/Getty Images) The Biden administration is shipping 11 million vaccines doses abroad today with 9 million going

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Canada’s lower house passes passes bill banning conversion therapy – CNN Video

CNN’s Bianca Nobilo speaks with Marci Ien, Canada’s Minister for Women and Gender Equality, after lawmakers in the country’s House of Commons unanimously passed a bill banning conversion therapy practices. Source link

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Live updates: Omicron Covid-19 variant puts world on edge

Australian health authorities are investigating an outbreak of Covid-19, including three confirmed cases of the new Omicron variant, at a school in western Sydney, New South Wales (NSW) health authorities said in a statement Friday.  The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases linked

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CNN exclusive: 9-year-old Afghan girl sold into marriage rescued – CNN Video

Last month, CNN reported that Parwana and several other underage girls were being sold by their fathers so other members of their families could eat. After an international outcry as a result of CNN’s story, Parwana was returned to her

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Just about any Covid-19 vaccine works as a booster, study finds

President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant named omicron during a visit to the National Institutes of Health, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 (Evan Vucci/AP) President Joe Biden announced a new strategy Thursday aimed at fighting a potential winter surge

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India reports its first 2 cases of Omicron variant in recent travelers

As part of its ongoing efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, the White House is announcing a slew of new actions Thursday aimed at fighting the pandemic and protecting Americans from the Delta and newly-discovered Omicron coronavirus variants.  President Joe

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Germany’s unvaccinated could soon face even tougher Covid-19 restrictions

Acting Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and acting German Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz during a press conference after a meeting on the current coronavirus situation on November 18, 2021 in Berlin. (Clemens Bilan/Pool/Getty Images) German citizens could potentially face tougher

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Covid-19 flight bans amount to “travel apartheid,” says UN Secretary General

The United States’ first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant was been identified in California. In a White House news briefing Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the case was

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