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First known U.S. Omicron case detected in California

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

The United States on Wednesday identified its first known case of omicron, discovered in a fully vaccinated patient who traveled to South Africa, as scientists continue to study the risks the new COVID variant could pose.
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News brief: omicron variant, Biden's COVID strategy, abortion court case

News brief: omicron variant, Biden's COVID strategy, abortion court case

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The U.S. has a case of the latest coronavirus variant. President Biden will outline a new plan for dealing with COVID-19. The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to roll back abortion rights.
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Biden asks businesses to proceed with vaccine mandate after omicron variant arrives in U.S

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The White House is asking businesses to proceed with the vaccination and testing requirements amid concerns about the omicron variant of Covid-19.
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COVID-19 Live Updates: U.S. Hit by First Case of Omicron Variant, South Africa New Infections Double in One Day

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The U.S. has confirmed its first case of the Omicron COVID variant as the number of new infections in South Africa doubles in a single day. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
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