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 2021-12-08 02:22 

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South Korea's daily virus jump exceeds 7,000 for 1st time...

New coronavirus infections in South Korea exceeded 7,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic as hours-long lines snaked around testing stations in the capital Seoul amid a worsening virus crisis...

 2021-12-08 02:10 

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Senegal registers first case of coronavirus omicron variant...

Senegal has recorded its first case of the coronavirus omicron variant...

 2021-12-08 01:29 

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EPA lowers ethanol requirements, citing reduced demand...

The Biden administration has lowered annual production requirements for ethanol and other biofuels to account for reduced demand as a result of the coronavirus pandemic...

 2021-12-07 13:05 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

European drug regulator backs mixing COVID-19 vaccines...

The European Union drug regulator has given its backing to mixing different types of vaccines in initial vaccination and booster campaigns to battle the coronavirus...

 2021-12-07 12:35 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

European drug regulator backs mixing COVID-19 vaccines...

The European Union drug regulator has given its backing to mixing different types of vaccines in initial vaccination and booster campaigns to battle the coronavirus...

 2021-12-07 11:50 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Uganda registers first 7 cases of omicron, says official...

A health official in Uganda has announced the East African country's first seven cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus...

 2021-12-07 11:25 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Uganda registers first 7 cases of omicron, says official...

A health official in Uganda has announced the East African country's first seven cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus...

 2021-12-07 09:20 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

German parliament to debate job-specific vaccine mandate...

Germany's parliament is set to debate a proposed vaccine mandate for hospital and nursing home staff, among other measures meant to help break the country's biggest wave so far of coronavirus infections...

 2021-12-07 09:15 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher as virus fears ease...

Global stock markets have followed Wall Street higher as anxiety about the coronavirus's latest variant eases...

 2021-12-07 05:55 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher as virus fears ease...

Asia stock markets have followed Wall Street higher as anxiety about the coronavirus's latest variant eased...

 2021-12-07 04:10 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher as virus fears ease...

Asia stock markets have followed Wall Street higher as anxiety about the coronavirus's latest variant eased...

 2021-12-07 03:23 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Coronavirus: CDC advises against travel to France, Portugal, Tanzania, Jordan amid COVID-19 surges...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday urged Americans to avoid travel to France, Jordan, Portugal and Tanzania, citing COVID-19 concerns and placing the nations on its highest travel alert level, Level 4....

 2021-12-06 22:45 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Omicron v. delta: Battle of coronavirus mutants is critical...

Scientists are poring over the latest data to try to understand who might win the battle of the coronavirus variants, the world-dominating delta or the latest competitor, omicron...

 2021-12-06 20:50 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Scientists slam German tabloid's pandemic coverage...

Scientific organizations in Germany have accused the country's biggest-selling newspaper of contributing to public hostility against scientists during the coronavirus pandemic...

 2021-12-06 20:37 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Coronavirus: Tigers at Pittsburgh zoo test positive for COVID-19...

Two tigers at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium have tested positive for COVID-19, and show symptoms including coughing....

 2021-12-06 15:52 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Coronavirus: Long-hauler patient goes home after 158 days in Colorado hospital...

A father sick with COVID-19 is finally home after spending more than five months in a Denver hospital....

 2021-12-06 13:25 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Pandemic stress weighs heavily on Gen Z: AP-NORC, MTV poll...

A new poll finds that the stresses of the coronavirus pandemic have been especially hard for younger Americans, in particular when it comes to their education and social lives...

 2021-12-06 13:20 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

WHO: No 'doomsday,' but malaria fight disrupted by pandemic...

The U.N. health agency says the global response to the longtime threat of malaria has taken a hit as the coronavirus pandemic disrupted health services in many countries and led to 47,000 more deaths worldwide last year...

 2021-12-06 11:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Russia reports its first cases of omicron COVID-19 variant...

Russian health authorities on Monday said they have confirmed the first two cases of the omicron variant of coronavirus in travelers who returned from South Africa...

 2021-12-05 20:00 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Fauci says early reports encouraging about omicron variant...

U.S. health officials say that while the omicron variant of the coronavirus is rapidly spreading in the country, early indications suggest it may be less dangerous than delta, which continues to drive a surge of hospitalizations...

 2021-12-05 19:20 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Putin hopes WHO soon approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced hope for a quick approval of the country's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine by the World Health Organization, saying the move is essential for expanding its global supplies...

 2021-12-05 18:15 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Senegal registers its first cases of the omicron variant...

Senegal has recorded its first cases of the coronavirus omicron variant...

 2021-12-05 18:12 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

US jobless claims rise by 28,000, but still low at 222,000...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week even though the U.S. job market has been rebounding from last year's coronavirus recession...

 2021-12-05 18:12 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Anti-lockdown protesters march through Dutch city of Utrecht...

Thousands of people have marched peacefully through the Dutch city of Utrecht to protest the government's coronavirus lockdown measures...

 2021-12-05 18:12 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Police get complaints over U.K. leader's festive parties...

Britain's opposition Labour Party has raised complaints to police about Christmas parties held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's staff in his office last year in breach of coronavirus restrictions...

 2021-12-05 18:12 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

The AP Interview: Scientist says omicron was a group find...

The Botswana scientist who may well have discovered the omicron variant of the coronavirus says he has been through a "rollercoaster of emotions" — the pride of accomplishment followed by dismay over the travel bans immediately slapped on so...

 2021-12-05 18:10 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Asian shares mixed after broad rally on Wall Street...

Stocks are trading mixed in Asia after a broad rally on Wall Street as investors keep an eye on the spread of the new coronavirus variant and measures governments are taking to restrain it...

 2021-12-05 18:09 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Israel confirms 7 cases of omicron, 27 others suspected...

Israel's Health Ministry says it has confirmed seven cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus, stoking fears of a pending surge in infections...

 2021-12-05 18:09 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

UK tightens travel testing rules amid omicron concerns...

Britain's government has tightened travel restrictions amid concerns about the spread of the omicron coronavirus variant...

 2021-12-05 16:39 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Coronavirus: COVID-19 outbreak aboard NOLA-based Norwegian Cruise Line ship sickens at least 10...

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship has enacted quarantine and isolation protocols after docking in New Orleans early Sunday with at least 10 passengers and crew members testing positive for COVID-19....

 2021-12-05 11:59 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Slovakia in lockdown records new daily record in infections...

Coronavirus cases in Slovakia have hit a daily record despite the country entering a national lockdown last week...

 2021-12-05 11:56 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Germany: 1 in 100 infected with virus, health minister says...

Germany's health minister says more than 1% of the population is currently infected with the coronavirus, and has called on citizens who haven't done so yet to get vaccinated...

 2021-12-05 02:42 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Omicron: Washington state, Wisconsin, Connecticut report 1st cases of COVID-19 variant...

Washington state, Wisconsin and Connecticut have reported their first cases of the omicron coronavirus variant....

 2021-12-05 02:36 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

India confirms omicron variant cases, says get the shot now...

India has confirmed its first two cases of the omicron coronavirus variant...

 2021-12-05 02:36 

WSOC-TV

[ Charlotte, NC ]

EU drug regulator starts reviewing new coronavirus vaccine...

The European Union drug regulator says it has started a rolling review of a new coronavirus vaccine made by French startup Valneva...

 2021-12-05 01:57 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

South Korea breaks daily virus record for 2nd straight day...

South Korea has broken its daily record for coronavirus infections for a second straight day with more than 5,200 new cases, as pressure mounts on a health care system grappling with rising hospitalizations and deaths...

 2021-12-05 01:29 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

WHO says measures used against delta should work for omicron...

World Health Organization officials say that the measures used to counter the delta variant should remain the foundation for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even in the face of the new omicron version of the virus...

 2021-12-05 01:29 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Variants, boosters turn rich-poor vaccine gap into chasm...

The global initiative to share coronavirus vaccines fairly already scaled back its pledge to the world's poor once...

 2021-12-05 01:29 

WSOC-TV

[ Charlotte, NC ]

Norway reports omicron cases linked to company party...

Authorities in Norway say at least 50 people in Oslo have been infected with the omicron coronavirus variant...

 2021-12-05 01:26 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

South Africa accelerates vaccination campaign amid surge...

South Africa has accelerated its vaccination campaign with pop-up sites in shopping centers and at transportation hubs a week after the discovery of the omicron variant of the coronavirus...

 2021-12-05 01:26 

WSOC-TV

[ Charlotte, NC ]

Omicron and delta spell return of unpopular restrictions...

Governments around the world are weighing new measures for populations tired of hearing about coronavirus restrictions and vaccines...

 2021-12-05 00:11 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Ball, 3 other Hornets in NBA's health and safety protocols...

Four Charlotte Hornets players, including last year's Rookie of the Year LaMelo Ball, have been placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols on Saturday, an indicator they have tested positive of the coronavirus...

 2021-12-04 22:35 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under virus surge...

New York has announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus, bringing to eight the number of state cases linked to the new variant...

 2021-12-04 20:45 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Former Dutch queen Beatrix tests positive for coronavirus...

The Dutch royal house says that Princess Beatrix, the 83-year-old former Dutch queen, has tested positive for the coronavirus...

 2021-12-04 19:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Italian dentist presents fake arm for vaccine to get pass...

A dentist in Italy faces possible criminal charges after trying to receive a coronavirus vaccine in a fake arm made of silicone...

 2021-12-04 18:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under virus surge...

New York has announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus, bringing to eight the number of state cases linked to the new variant...

 2021-12-04 17:00 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Coronavirus: Total US COVID-19 cases top 49 million...

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 49 million on Saturday, with more than 2.5 million new coronavirus infections reported during the past 28 days....

 2021-12-04 02:19 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Coronavirus: Gilead recalls vials of COVID-19 drug remdesivir due to glass particles...

Officials with Gilead Sciences Inc. on Friday announced a voluntary recall of two lots of its COVID-19 drug, remdesivir, after finding glass particles in some of the vials....

 2021-12-04 00:26 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Charlotte middle school students hope to rebuild vandalized food pantry...

Last December, two Piedmont students recognized that in the shadow of the housing crisis and the ramifications of the coronavirus, communities across the country were facing a complex convergence of inequity and financial struggles....

 2021-12-03 23:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Contact tracing revs up in some states as omicron reaches US...

The arrival of the omicron variant of the coronavirus has health officials in some U.S. communities reviving contact tracing operations in an attempt to slow and understand its spread...

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