Tag: The health industry

Omicron Covid variant poses a very high risk, global spread likely

A physician is monitoring a Covid-19 patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit of the Community Hospital in Germany on April 28, 2021. RONNY HARTMANN | AFP | Getty Images LONDON – The Omicron Covid…

Symptoms of Omicron Covid variant? Here’s what we know so far

A member of the medical staff works in the corridors of the intensive care unit, where Covid-19 patients are admitted to Etterbeek-Ixelles Hospital on April 6, 2021 in Brussels. JOHN THYS | AFP | Getty…

The WHO says the delta Covid variant is still a priority despite omicron concerns

The world is on high alert due to the new omicron Covid strain – but the delta is still responsible for most of the current infections globally, the World Health Organization pointed out on Monday.…

Boeing, airlines’ shares are falling as new Covid variant spurs travel curbs

Passengers wearing protective face masks walk through the International Arrivals Hall upon arrival at Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport. Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Boeing and other travel stocks fell in pre-market…

Britain suspends flights to six African countries as new Covid variant raises alarm

UK Health Minister Sajid Javid speaks at a press conference in Downing Street on 20 October 2021 in London, England. Toby Melville | WPA Pool | News from Getty Images The United Kingdom is temporarily…

WHO convenes special meeting to discuss new Covid variant from South Africa with ‘large number of mutations’

RT: Maria Van Kerkhove, Head of Emerging Diseases and Zoonosis at the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference on the situation of coronavirus at the UN in Geneva, Switzerland, on January 29,…

Merkel pushes for German lockdown blocked as death toll exceeds 100,000

BERLIN, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 22: German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) speaks with Deputy Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz. Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images Germany’s Covid-19 crisis continues to shake…

The Biden administration is asking the court to lift the break

US President Joe Biden will speak at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, USA, on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Biden administration on Tuesday asked a…

Germany’s warning to its people

Visitors to the Christmas market in Dortmund in western Germany on November 22, 2021. Some of Germany’s federal states have canceled their Christmas markets due to the Covid crisis. Ina Fassbender | AFP | Getty…