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Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

First Case of Omicron Variant Reported in US

WASHINGTON - The first confirmed U.S. case of someone infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been discovered ...

Nigeria Confirms 3 Cases of Coronavirus Omicron Variant

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria has confirmed its first cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in two travelers from ...

First U.S. case of Omicron variant reported in California

© Provided by Xinhua The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on Nov. 22, according to the ...

COVID: US reports first case of Omicron strain

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): The US on Wednesday (local time) reported its first case of the 'Omicron' variant of ...

First Case of Omicron Variant Discovered in US

U.S. health officials say the first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been discovered in California.The CDC ...

First Omicron case confirmed in US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in ...

SA A vs IND A: Visitors lose 5 wickets after bowling Proteas out for 297, trail by 99 runs (Stumps, Day 2)

Bloemfontein [South Africa], December 1 (ANI): India A moved to 198/5 after bowling out South Africa A for 297 on ...

ICAO urges measured, evidence-based approach to air transport restrictions over Omicron

Washington DC [US], December 1 (ANI/Sputnik): The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said on Wednesday that it has issued a ...

South African leader faults imposed travel ban by Western countries following discovery of new COVID-19 variant

Abuja [Nigeria] December 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Visiting South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday faulted the travel ban imposed on his ...

Africans Will Get Wider Access to Vaccines in New Distribution Deal

JOHANNESBURG - Vaccine-short Africa is hopeful of getting more COVID-19 doses, as a South African pharmaceutical firm is close to ...

'Toxic mix' of low Covid vaccination, testing rates recipe for amplifying variants, warns WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], December 1 (ANI): Amid the spread of new coronavirus variant Omicron, World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom ...

Nigeria Detects First Case of Omicron Variant from October

LAGOS - Nigeria has detected its first case of the omicron coronavirus variant in a sample it collected in October, ...

Shaun Tait resigns as Afghanistan fast bowling consultant

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): Former Australia pacer Shaun Tait on Wednesday announced that he is stepping down as the ...

Malaysia bans entry of travellers from eight countries over Omicron fears

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], December 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia has imposed travel restrictions on travellers from eight countries in a bid to ...

IPL 2022: Really excited to stay with Delhi Capitals, say retained players

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals retained Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw ...

SA vs IND: CSA fully confident of hosting series in secure bio-environment

Cape Town [South Africa], December 1 (ANI): The Proteas men's team has been part of no less than eight international ...

Gloucestershire appoints Dale Benkenstein as head coach

London [UK], December 1 (ANI): Gloucestershire Cricket has confirmed the appointment of Dale Benkenstein as the club's new head coach. ...

Omicron variant: UP's Meerut starts monitoring of people arriving from foreign countries

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 1 (ANI): In the wake of new COVID-19 variant Omicron, the Meerut Health Department has ...

Japan confirms 1st case of Omicron variant of COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua Japan has confirmed its first case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, and put a ban ...

Maharashtra: Quarantine mandatory for passengers coming from at-risk countries; RT-PCR must for those arriving from other states

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 1 (ANI): In view of the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the Maharashtra government ...

COVID: Canada bans travel from Egypt, Nigeria, Malawi amid spread of Omicron strain

Ottawa [Canada], December 1 (ANI): Amid the growing concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Canada has added Egypt, Malawi, ...

Passengers from high-risk countries to be segregated from low-risk countries at Mumbai airport

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 1 (ANI): In adherence with the latest guidelines issued by the Maharashtra government for air travel ...

South Africa Teenage Pregnancy Spikes During Pandemic

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's teenage pregnancy rate has jumped 60% amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase affecting the education of ...

Maharashtra govt issues new guidelines for air travel in view of COVID-19 variant Omicron

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 1 (ANI): Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued stringent guidelines for air travel in view of the ...

Moderna less effective against Omicron, says CEO Stephane Bancel

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said that existing COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be less effective ...

Two high-risk contacts of South Africa returnee test positive for COVID-19

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 30 (ANI): A total of four high-risk (household) contacts of South Africa returnee, residing at Sector ...

Moderna less effective against Omicron,says Moderna CEO

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said that existing COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be less effective ...

WHO urges countries to take 'rational' measures against Omicron

Geneva [Switzerland], November 30 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for countries to keep calm and take ...

SA A vs IND A, 2nd Game: Porel, Saini among wickets as visitors gain upper hand (Stumps, Day 1)

Bloemfontein [South Africa], November 30 (ANI): Bowlers shared the spoils as India A limited South Africa to 233/7 on Day ...

Omicron found in Europe earlier than previously thought

The Omicron Covid-19 variant arrived in the Netherlands before it was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO), according ...

CEC addresses virtual seminar on 'Story of World's Largest Democracy's Election'

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India addressed a virtual seminar on "Story of World's ...

6 travellers from S Africa, other 'high-risk' countries test COVID positive in Maharashtra

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 30 (ANI): Six passengers who arrived from South Africa or other high-risk countries have tested positive ...

Officials say Omicron found in Netherlands 'earlier than thought'

Amsterdam [Netherlands], November 30 (ANI): Netherlands health officials on Tuesday said that the new COVID-19 variant Omicron was detected in ...

Jindal Global Law School hosts the Global Law Schools' Summit with over 150 thought leaders from 35 countries

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI/OP Jindal University): Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) presents a ...

Who's in? Who's out? The ethics of COVID-19 travel rules

Omicron, the latest COVID-19 variant dubbed a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization, has prompted new travel restrictions ...

Health experts reiterate on COVID-19 appropriate behaviour as 'Omicron' COVID variant cases increases in South Africa

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): With World Health Organisation (WHO) stating that overall global risk related to the new ...

1st French Omicron Case on Indian Ocean Island of Reunion

PARIS - Japan and France confirmed their first cases of the new variant of the coronavirus on Tuesday as countries ...

Malawi Policeman Builds Sports Complex to Reduce Crime

MACHINGA, MALAWI - One could mistake Kanduwa Sande for a contractor hired to clear up the once-dilapidated public football pitch ...

Omicron COVID variant: DIRCO expects India-SA series to go ahead as planned

Cape Town [South Africa], November 30 (ANI): South Africa's Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has released a statement, ...

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Pakistan imposes travel ban on Hong Kong, 6 African countries

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has imposed travel bans on Hong Kong and six African countries due to the spread of ...

Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

First Case of Omicron Variant Reported in US

WASHINGTON - The first confirmed U.S. case of someone infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been discovered ...

Nigeria Confirms 3 Cases of Coronavirus Omicron Variant

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria has confirmed its first cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in two travelers from ...

First U.S. case of Omicron variant reported in California

© Provided by Xinhua The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on Nov. 22, according to the ...

COVID: US reports first case of Omicron strain

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): The US on Wednesday (local time) reported its first case of the 'Omicron' variant of ...

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