Several countries, including the U.S., Japan and Israel, have announced travel restrictions to avoid the mass spread of the latest COVID strain.
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BioNTech, AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson have announced plans to test their vaccinations against the new variant of concern.
The new travel ban will go into effect starting November 29, President Joe Biden announced on Friday.
Five countries have recorded cases relating to the new strain, which the World Health Organization is calling a variant of concern.
Los Angeles city employees were given until mid-December to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
The WHO predicted last month that about 10 percent of countries in Africa would meet global vaccination targets set earlier this year.
"Thanksgiving may look different than we thought, but we still have a lot to be thankful for," the teenager's mother said.
As fear over the Omicron COVID variant, which has been detected in southern Africa, increases, Fauci told CNN: "You need to protect the American public."
"This is a clear reminder to everyone that this pandemic is not over," UKHSA Chief Executive Dr. Jenny Harries said.
Rashelle Baird, 27, died in a hospital in Scotland. Her father has called for people who don't get the jab to be fined.
"You could almost set your watch by it," said the 5-year-old's father, Phil Gidman. "At 6 a.m. every morning he'd wake up, vomit and then go about his usual day."
The World Health Organization is due to meet to discuss the rise of a highly mutated COVID variant, which has been dubbed "Nu."
An infectious diseases expert wrote that the variant "has mutations associated [with] reduced vaccine effectiveness."
Many retailers have implemented several COVID-19 safety measures, including mask policies, which have been in place throughout the pandemic.
The CDC reported a slight uptick in abortions since 2018, but are hesitant to make any sweeping statements with data from California missing.
New measures announced Wednesday by Prime Minister Mario Draghi require proof of vaccination or COVID recovery for several indoor events as cases rise in Italy.
"Our only message is: Take the situation very seriously, but without thinking that the economic impact will be the same one as one year ago," an official said.
Monday was the deadline for 3.5 million federal workers to get their first COVID-19 shot, and 92 percent reported that they were at least partially vaccinated.
Bars and restaurants in the towns must close after 6 p.m. and residents must comply with a nighttime curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.
The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency recorded 4,116 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday.
The Netherlands saw an overall 39 percent spike in infections in the past week. Children ages 5 to 11 had the highest rate of COVID-19 infections.