Coronavirus Disease Pandemic

On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.
On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.
China easing travel rules for US business execs: China's envoy to US - China Nation News
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China easing travel rules for US business execs: China's envoy to US

China will reduce the time needed for approval of travel by US business executives to no more than 10 days, China's ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, said.
5 cases of Omicron variant confirmed in New York state: governor - World News
World

5 cases of Omicron variant confirmed in New York state: governor

The state of New York has confirmed five cases of the coronavirus Omicron variant, bringing the total number of US detections of the new strain to eight.
Canada finds first cases of COVID-19 in wildlife - World News
World

Canada finds first cases of COVID-19 in wildlife

Canada has found the first cases of COVID-19 in three white-tailed deer, according to the Environment and Climate Change Canada on Wednesday.
First known US Omicron case found in fully vaccinated overseas traveler - World News
World

First known US Omicron case found in fully vaccinated overseas traveler

The United States on Wednesday identified its first known COVID case caused by the Omicron variant, discovered in a fully vaccinated patient who traveled to South Africa.
Omicron in Europe before South Africa reported first cases - World News
World

Omicron in Europe before South Africa reported first cases

The new variant was found in two Dutch test samples from November 19 and 23, with one having no travel history.
Blanket travel bans will not prevent int'l spread of Omicron variant: WHO - World News
World

Blanket travel bans will not prevent int'l spread of Omicron variant: WHO

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged countries to take "rational, proportional risk-reduction measures, in keeping with the International Health Regulations."
Japan confirms 1st case of Omicron coronavirus variant - World News
World

Japan confirms 1st case of Omicron coronavirus variant

Japan confirmed the first case infected with the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 in the country, the Japanese government said Tuesday.
WHO special session seeking 'pandemic treaty' amid Omicron concerns - World News
World

WHO special session seeking 'pandemic treaty' amid Omicron concerns

COVID-19 has exposed and exacerbated fundamental weaknesses in the global architecture for pandemic preparedness and response, said WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Japan to ban entry of new foreign arrivals to guard against Omicron variant - World News
World

Japan to ban entry of new foreign arrivals to guard against Omicron variant

The government will ban the entry of all foreign nationals in principle from Tuesday amid concerns over the new Omicron variant of COVID-19.
WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible, causes more severe disease - World News
World

WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible, causes more severe disease

It is not yet clear whether the Omicron COVID-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants including Delta.
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