Omicron Covid variant found in 20 countries but not yet in U.S.

In this photo illustration, a hand holds a medical syringe with the words omicron covid-19 variant in the background. Rafael Henrique | Light Rocket | Getty Images White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that 226 cases of the highly mutated omicron Covid-19 variant have been detected in 20 countries so far, … Read more

CDC tells adults to get booster shot amid omicron concerns

Rochelle Wallinsky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 4, 2021. Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reinforced its recommendation for Covid-boosted shots, telling all adults … Read more

U.S. officials keep close watch on the ‘delta plus’ mutation as it spreads in the U.K.

Dr. Rochelle Wallinsky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a Senate Health, Education, Work, and Pensions Committee hearing at the Capitol on May 11, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | pool | Reuters US health officials are keeping a close eye on one emerging variant of Covid-19, dubbed “delta plus,” which … Read more