• CDC confirms first case of Omicron COVID-19 variant in U.S

    1 month ago - By Up Worthy

    An individual in California who had recently traveled to South Africa tested positive for the strain, the health agency said.
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  • LeBron James: Fully vaccinated Lakers star benched over NBA's Covid protocol

    LeBron James: Fully vaccinated Lakers star benched over NBA's Covid protocol

    1 month ago - By Up Worthy

    The Lakers star could miss as many as 10 days and multiple games under NBA Covid protocols lebronjames thelakers
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  • Covid-19 Cases Nearly Double in South Africa as Omicron Reaches More Countries

    Covid-19 Cases Nearly Double in South Africa as Omicron Reaches More Countries

    1 month ago - By Up Worthy

    There are signs the Omicron variant is more transmissible, as well as hints that vaccines help in subduing severe symptoms.
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  • Fauci Encourages Vaccination and Boosters After First U.S. Omicron Case

    Fauci Encourages Vaccination and Boosters After First U.S. Omicron Case

    1 month ago - By Up Worthy

    He said he did not necessarily favor vaccine requirements for domestic air travelers, preferring a push to inoculate the unvaccinated.
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  • Amid spread of omicron variant, CDC expected to require negative COVID-19 test 1 day before flying to US

    Amid spread of omicron variant, CDC expected to require negative COVID-19 test 1 day before flying to US

    1 month ago - By Up Worthy

    Unvaccinated travelers from other countries still cannot enter the U.S., while the updated recommendation will narrow the testing window for vaccinated people.
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  • First U.S. omicron patient was fully vaccinated and has mild Covid symptoms, officials say

    First U.S. omicron patient was fully vaccinated and has mild Covid symptoms, officials say

    1 month ago - By Up Worthy

    The first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the omicron Covid variant was fully vaccinated, has mild symptoms and has not been hospitalized, officials said.
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