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Grocery stores see barer shelves as COVID cripples supply chain [Video]

Grocery stores see barer shelves as COVID cripples supply chain

Grocery stores across the United States are seeing supply chain shortages. Supply chain experts say the problem is the highly contagious Omicron COVID variant and people calling out sick in all aspects..

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Bill Gates warns Omicron can cause the worst surge in pandemic | Oneindia News [Video]

Bill Gates warns Omicron can cause the worst surge in pandemic | Oneindia News

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has warned in a Twitter thread on Tuesday that the world could be entering the worst stage in the pandemic as the Omicron Covid variant takes over from Delta, spurring..

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France drastically restricts travel to and from UK over Omicron COVID variant [Video]

France drastically restricts travel to and from UK over Omicron COVID variant

From Saturday, travellers will need to provide "compelling reasons", and entry into France will be restricted mostly to French and EU nationals, residents and their families.

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Interest rates: 'We had to take action' says Bank of England [Video]

Interest rates: 'We had to take action' says Bank of England

The Governor of the Bank of England has explained the move to increase interest rates to 0.25 per cent, despite uncertainty over the impact of the Omicron Covid variant. Andrew Bailey said: "We have..

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Sturgeon urges Scots to reduce contact ahead of Christmas [Video]

Sturgeon urges Scots to reduce contact ahead of Christmas

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has "strongly advised" people in Scotland to limit their indoor social contact to three households before and after Christmas, in a bid to stem the spread of the..

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Sajid Javid says Omicron spreading at 'phenomenal' rate [Video]

Sajid Javid says Omicron spreading at 'phenomenal' rate

Health secretary Sajid Javid says the spread of the Omicron COVID variant is 'something we've never seen before'.

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Minister: 'Keep calm and carry on with Christmas' [Video]

Minister: 'Keep calm and carry on with Christmas'

Conservative Party Chair Oliver Dowden has urged people not to cancel Christmas plans amid concern over the Omicron Covid variant. "People should not be worried this Christmas, we're taking..

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Tri-State labs tracking omicron variant [Video]

Tri-State labs tracking omicron variant

Labs full of scientists at Gravity Diagnostics are working to identify the omicron variant in Ohio and NKY.

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Omicron: More jabs rolled out as UK records 11 cases [Video]

Omicron: More jabs rolled out as UK records 11 cases

Two more cases of the Omicron Covid variant have been detected in England – taking the UK total to 11. Report by Burnsla. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter..

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Javid: 'We can look forward to a fine Christmas' [Video]

Javid: 'We can look forward to a fine Christmas'

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has urged those eligible to take up the booster vaccine in an effort to "buy some time to slow any incursions" from the Omicron Covid variant. He added that if the UK's..

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Omicron Covid-19 Variant: How Major Vaccine-Makers Are Reacting [Video]

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: How Major Vaccine-Makers Are Reacting

Here's what the CEOs of Moderna and Pfizer have said about the omicron Covid variant.

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Health secretary confirms two cases of Omicron in UK [Video]

Health secretary confirms two cases of Omicron in UK

Health Secretary Sajid Javid confirms two cases of the new Omicron Covid variant have been detected in Chelmsford and Nottingham. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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The 358 Omicron Covid variant cases have been detected across 17 states and union territories.
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Israel reports 1st death due to Omicron COVID variant

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Four more cases of Omicron COVID variant detected in Delhi, tally rises to 10

Delhi's first patient of the Omicron variant - a 37-year-old man from Ranchi - was discharged on Monday after he tested negative for COVID-19 twice, officials said.
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Kerala reports 4 new cases of Omicron COVID variant, state's tally climbs to 5


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Hong Kong reports 2 additional cases of Omicron COVID variant


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Omicron Covid variant spread to more than 50 countries: US CDC


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Omicron COVID-19 cases rise by over 50% across UK in just one day

86 new cases of the Omicron COVID variant have been reported in the UK on Sunday, taking the total to 246. The country also reported a further 54 COVID-related deaths. 
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Omicron: West Bengal govt orders 7-days isolation, RTPCR to continue

Travellers flying in from other parts of the country will have to furnish their reports of RTPCR tests as the threat of Omicron, the Covid variant, looms across the world, he said.
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India reports first two cases of Omicron Covid variant from Karnataka


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US reports first case of Omicron COVID variant, Americans told to get vaccinated

As of November 30, 197.1 million people, or 60 per cent of the US population, have been fully vaccinated. And 41.1 million received a booster shot, according to data from the US Centers for Disease..
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Omicron Covid variant LIVE updates: Maharashtra makes negative RT-PCR report compulsory for domestic fliers


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Omicron fallout: Regular int'l flights not from Dec 15

Scheduled international flights are unlikely to resume from December 15, due to the evolving situation of the Omicron Covid variant. India had last week announced a graded resumption of regular..
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'Sinking feeling': How South African scientists spotted Omicron COVID variant

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


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Omicron Covid variant: Israel bars tourists, reimposes quarantine rules


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New cases of Omicron COVID variant detected in more countries; WHO says 'we need more info'

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it was not yet clear whether Omicron, first detected in Southern Africa, is more transmissible than other variants, or if it causes more severe disease.
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Singapore tracking Omicron Covid variant ‘very closely': PM Lee


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