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Omicron Variant

How to Pronounce “Omicron”: A Greek-American Has the Answer

The spread of the new coronavirus omicron variant is testing health systems and prevention measures across the world

First US Case of Omicron Variant Detected in San Francisco

The first case of the Omicron variant was just detected on Wednesday in the city of San Francisco, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which identified the first US case of the mutated virus...

The Omicron Variant : Why Did the WHO Skip Greek Letters to Name it?

The name of "Omicron," which the World Health Organization chose for the new COVID-19 mutation has citizens around the world perplexed over the decision. The organization has now officially named the variant that was first dubbed the "Botswana variant," since it...

‘Omicron’ Crypto Price Rises 900% After Variant Emerges

Omicron token surged in price by over 900% on Monday after a new coronavirus variant of the same name has been discovered. The DeFi cryptocurrency, which was launched weeks before the new variant first emerged, went from $70 to...

Biden Addresses Omicron Variant, Says it’s “Not a Cause for Panic”

President Joe Biden addressed the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus on Monday. Biden reassured the nation without downplaying the variant's seriousness, saying that Omicron is "a cause for concern, not a cause for panic." The President also said that...

Nations Close Borders as Omicron Spreads; Variant’s Severity Unclear

A South African physician who was one of the first people worldwide to recognize the existence of the new coronavirus strain, now called Omicron, among her own patients said on Sunday that their symptoms had been so mild that...

WHO Halfway Through Greek Alphabet With New Covid Strain Omicron

A new Covid-19 variant has been discovered in the African country Botswana, and the World Health Organization has already declared it a "variant of concern," and with that, given it a name from the Greek alphabet: Omicron. The decision from...

Stocks Sink After Discovery of New COVID Variant “Omicron”

The discovery of the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 sent financial markets into a spiral on Friday, causing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to lose over 1,000 points. Investors panicked following the variants detection in Botswana and South Africa, fearing...