Omicron Covid variant symptoms? Here’s what we know so far

Omicron Covid variant symptoms? Here’s what we know so far

Member of the medical staff work in the hallways of the Intensive Care Unit where Covid-19 patients are hospitalised at the Etterbeek-Ixelles Hospital on April 6, 2021, in Brussels. JOHN THYS | AFP | Getty Images Covid symptoms linked to the new omicron variant have been described as “extremely mild” by the South African doctor…

Couple with COVID-19 leave quarantine, arrested trying to flee country, Dutch police say

Couple with COVID-19 leave quarantine, arrested trying to flee country, Dutch police say

A married couple who tested positive for COVID-19 left their hotel quarantine and were arrested in an “airplane that was about to” leave the country, Dutch military police said, according to a report. Reuters reported that the married couple was been handed over to health authorities. They were not identified.  CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST…

Omicron Covid variant could cause China to double down on zero-Covid

Omicron Covid variant could cause China to double down on zero-Covid

China could double down on its zero-Covid approach as the new omicron variant reignites concerns about another Covid wave in the global pandemic and wreaked havoc across global markets last week, analysts say. “The spread of highly transmissible variants may ultimately make the strategy untenable. But in the short-term, the authorities are more likely to…

Military service members face deadline to get COVID-19 vaccine or face disciplinary action​

Military service members face deadline to get COVID-19 vaccine or face disciplinary action​

Thousands of American service members are facing disciplinary action — up to dismissal —  if they are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Monday With vaccination deadlines looming, the two top Marines pleaded with the troops. “We need every single Marine in the unit to be vaccinated,” said General David Berger, U.S. Marine Corps Commandant….

WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries over Omicron concerns

WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries over Omicron concerns

The World Health Organization on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new Omicron COVID-19 variant. WHO’s regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, called on countries to follow science and international health regulations in order to avoid using travel restrictions. “Travel restrictions…

Moderna says an omicron variant vaccine could be ready in early 2022

Moderna says an omicron variant vaccine could be ready in early 2022

A registered nurse applies a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Sarasota Hospital worker Larry Hammers, 62, at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, September 24, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Moderna’s Chief Medical Officer Paul Burton said Sunday the vaccine maker could roll out a reformulated vaccine against the omicron coronavirus variant…

Digital multitasking can be detrimental to a child’s mental health, study warns

Digital multitasking can be detrimental to a child’s mental health, study warns

Children face a deluge of electronic information from traditional television and computers to tablets, smartphones and video games, but prior studies examining the impact of electronic media on children and adults have yield mixed results. The team of researchers from the University of Luxembourg and Universite´ de Genève studied 118 Swiss boys and girls, ranging from age eight…