The differences between omicron and delta variant symptoms were analyzed as part of a COVD-19 infection survey.
The omicron variant is sickening so many sanitation workers around the U.S. that some cities have had to delay or suspend garbage and recycling pickup, angering residents shocked that governments can’t perform this most basic of functions.
U.S. students have held or planned walkouts this week across the country to lobby for more remote learning and other measures amid a surge of COVID cases.
Dr. Anthony Fauci cautiously predicted the U.S. omicron wave could soon start to noticeably decline “as we get to the end of January.”
Dr. Anthony Fauci said the omicron variant will likely infect most Americans, but the risk of severe illness is “very, very low” among those vaccinated and boosted.
President Joe Biden directed his team to double its procurement of at-home COVID-19 tests to be delivered for free to Americans, along with N95 masks.
The omicron variant poses a test to China's “zero-tolerance” COVID-19 policy and its ability to successfully host the Winter Olympics.
Scientists are seeing signals that COVID-19′s alarming omicron wave may have peaked in Britain and is about to do the same in the U.S., at which point cases may start dropping off dramatically.
According to healthcare professionals, the recent trend of trying to get infected with the omicron variant on purpose is risky and not advised.
China is blocking more than a dozen U.S. airline flights to the country because some passengers on recent flights tested positive for COVID-19.
Researchers at UCSF said the Binax home test is effective in detecting omicron.
Pfizer confirmed it plans to start human trials of its omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine later this month, potentially making it available to the public as soon as March.
With COVID-19 cases rising related to the omicron variant, the CDC explains the best time to get tested for the virus after exposure.
Austin Pets Alive! says that more than 50 dogs are now safe in emergency foster homes or with adopters after calling for the community's help.
Millions of workers whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days are having to choose between their health and their paycheck as the omicron variant of COVID-19 rages across the nation.
The City of Taylor is asking its residents to be patient, as they are experiencing staff shortages due to COVID-19.
COVID hospitalizations of children under 5 have soared in recent weeks to their highest level since the pandemic began. Children under 5 are the only age group in the U.S. not yet eligible for the vaccine.
Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line announced the cancellation of some voyages amid the spread of omicron and “ongoing travel restrictions.”
Health officials had warned that the return was “imminent” without behavioral changes as cases rise in Austin-Travis County.
The city says the closures are in response to rising COVID-19 cases and the quickly spreading omicron variant.