Omicron Variant Is Beginning to Seem Nationwide, C.D.C. Says

The proportion of recognized coronavirus circumstances in america attributable to the Omicron variant elevated sharply, according to new estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday, although Delta stays the dominant model. Throughout the week that ended on Saturday, Omicron accounted for two.9 p.c of circumstances throughout the nation, up from


Austria Proclaims Nationwide Lockdown and Plans Vaccine Mandate

Austria will go right into a nationwide lockdown on Monday and impose a coronavirus vaccination mandate in February, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg mentioned on Friday. It’s the first such lockdown in a European nation because the spring, and the primary nationwide vaccine mandate on the continent. “No one needs a lockdown — the lockdown is the