Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts warn Omicron could be in US undetected

Fears over the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have spread across the globe within days of its discovery, sending stocks tumbling, prompting travel restrictions and drawing international attention to an uptick in cases ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South African scientists brace for wave propelled by omicron

Worried scientists in South Africa are scrambling to combat the lightning spread across the country of the new and highly transmissible omicron COVID-19 variant as the world grapples with its emergence.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO Europe warns of possible surge in COVID deaths ahead

The World Health Organization's Europe office says projections show its 53-country region could face another 700,000 deaths in the coronavirus pandemic by next spring, topping 2 million in total.

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