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Dow sinks more than 900 points on concerns over South Africa COVID-19 variant

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sunk more than 900 points Friday over concerns of a new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa.

Joe Biden Not Considering Any New Vaccine Mandates.... For Now (VIDEO)

Biden speaks to well-wishers in Nantucket Joe Biden on Friday told reporters in Nantucket that he is not considering any new vaccine mandates… for now. A new variant of the COVID virus identified in Southern Africa is “highly transmissible and vaccine-resistant.” Biden on Friday announced plans to restrict travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini,…

New ‘Variant of Concern’ Fuels Global Fear of Another Virus Surge

Scientists do not yet know how dangerous the new Omicron variant is, but its many mutations set off alarms, lowering hopes of putting the pandemic in the past.

U.S. restricts travel from 8 African nations after Covid variant detected

The U.S. will restrict travel from eight African nations starting on November 29.  The ban comes amid the discovery of a Covid-19 variant “Omicron” detected in South Africa. The World Health Organization confirmed the variant is highly transmissible. 

WHO declares new COVID-19 strain 'variant of concern,' US restricts travel

Concerns are growing over a new variant of the COVID-19 virus in South Africa.

Covid Live Updates: Biden Moves to Restrict Travel from Southern Africa

The United States joined several countries that acted on Friday to restrict travelers from southern Africa in an effort to slow the spread of a new coronavirus variant. South Africans complained the travel bans were unfair.

New Virus Variant Stokes Concern but Vaccines Still Likely to Work

The Omicron variant carries worrisome mutations that may let it evade antibodies, scientists said. But it will take more research to know how it fares against vaccinated people.

U.S. to restrict travel from South Africa and other countries as it assesses risks of new omicron variant

The president sought to project confidence as the new coronavirus variant raised fresh concerns about the pandemic.

Biden Announces New Travel Restrictions From South Africa, Seven Other Countries Due To New COVID Variant

President Joe Biden announced on Friday new travel restrictions from South Africa and seven other countries due to the latest COVID-19 variant.

Biden restricts travel from South Africa and seven other countries starting Monday

President Joe Biden announced Friday the US will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries starting Monday as a new coronavirus variant has emerged.

United Airlines will not stop service to Africa, moving ahead with seasonal service

United says it will not scale back its Africa service due to the new covid variant — and is moving ahead with new and seasonal service to the continent. 

U.S. to Restrict Travel from 8 African Countries over COVID Variant Fears

The U.S. will restrict travel for non-U.S. citizens from South Africa after the W.H.O. labeled a new virus strain a "variant of concern."

Biden admin announces travel ban for South Africa and 7 other countries, citing new variant

The travel restrictions will begin Monday, according to a senior administration official.

World races to contain new Covid threat, the omicron variant

A World Health Organization panel named the variant “omicron” and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern, the same category of the delta variant.

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