President Biden to announce new set of COVID winter plans after first U.S. Omicron case detected

President Biden to announce new set of COVID winter plans after first U.S. Omicron case detected

President Biden to announce new set of COVID winter plans after first U.S. Omicron case detected – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden will announce a new set of COVID winter plans Thursday after the first U.S. Omicron variant case was reported in California. Nancy Cordes has the latest in the fight against COVID-19…

Six different Covid vaccines are safe and effective when used as boosters, UK study finds

Six different Covid vaccines are safe and effective when used as boosters, UK study finds

Emergency Medical Technician Ethan Hall gives Mark Turney, 66, a kidney transplant patient, his Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 booster shot at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut on August 24, 2021. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images Six different Covid-19 vaccines are safe and effective when used as booster doses, a U.K. study has found. The peer-reviewed…

Vaccine deadline looms as thousands of service members could face disciplinary action

Vaccine deadline looms as thousands of service members could face disciplinary action

Vaccine deadline looms as thousands of service members could face disciplinary action – CBS News Watch CBSN Live All U.S. service members must be fully vaccinated by Monday. With 91% of all members vaccinated, the Marines have the lowest vaccination rate of all service branches. David Martin reports. Be the first to know Get browser…

Scientists working to determine severity of Omicron COVID variant

Scientists working to determine severity of Omicron COVID variant

Scientists working to determine severity of Omicron COVID variant – CBS News Watch CBSN Live With little information to go on at the moment, scientists are assessing just how dangerous the newest COVID-19 variant is. Meanwhile, cases are surging in parts of the U.S. with lagging vaccination rates. Lilia Luciano has more. Be the first…

U.S. to impose new travel restrictions on southern African countries

U.S. to impose new travel restrictions on southern African countries

U.S. to impose new travel restrictions on southern African countries – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The U.S. on Monday will join the European Union in imposing strict new travel restrictions on South Africa and several other countries in response to the new Omicron COVID-19 variant. Debora Patta reports. Be the first to know Get…

Cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in at least 5 states

Cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in at least 5 states

Cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in at least 5 states – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The CEO of BioNTech says the coronavirus vaccine it developed with Pfizer may need to be adapted to be more effective against the Omicron variant, cases of which have been confirmed in at least five U.S. states….

More cases of Omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in U.S.

More cases of Omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in U.S.

More cases of Omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in U.S. – CBS News Watch CBSN Live At least five U.S. states have confirmed cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant so far: California, Hawaii, Colorado, Minnesota and New York, CBS News correspondent Nikki Battiste reports. Dr. Bob Lahita joins CBSN’s Anne-Marie Green to discuss what these cases…

Omicron variant discovered in at least five states as millions prepare to gather for holidays

Omicron variant discovered in at least five states as millions prepare to gather for holidays

Omicron variant discovered in at least five states as millions prepare to gather for holidays – CBS News Watch CBSN Live At least five states have confirmed cases of the Omicron variant, and that number could be much higher. Health officials continue to urge people to get vaccinated and boosted as they prepare to travel…