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|Two months after Omicron emerged and ripped through South Africa -- the narrative has shifted for some
The world feared the worst when a worrying new coronavirus variant emerged in late November and ripped through South Africa at a pace not seen before in the pandemic.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2022 11:21 AM
|Woman charged after threatening to bring 'every single gun loaded and ready' if her children had to wear masks at school
Police in Virginia said a woman has been charged after she claimed at a school board meeting she would show up with loaded guns if her children were required to wear masks at school.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2022 12:26 PM
|After the Omicron wave, here's what experts say could come next
Picture a not-too-distant future when you can book that summer trip to Italy or you don't have to remember to take off your mask for graduation photos. After the past 25 months, forgetting the pandemic for even a little while may sound like a fantasy -- after all, the coronavirus has gotten our hopes up before.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2022 7:23 PM
|Analysis: The news about Omicron isn't as good as it may seem
Omicron is causing a tsunami, not a wave, of infections in the United States. We've learned a lot about this coronavirus variant since it was identified less than two months ago. We know that Omicron is highly transmissible and now accounts for nearly all new Covid cases, having pushed Delta into the background. Omicron causes far less severe disease than Delta, especially among people who are fully vaccinated and boosted. And it appears that the current spike in Covid-19 cases driven by Omicron may subside nearly as quickly as it rose.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2022 1:58 PM
|'I'm living proof': West Virginia governor makes personal appeal to the unvaccinated as Covid-19 hospitalizations continue to rise
During what has been another devastating surge of Covid-19 across the country, there is good news: Some states are starting to see infection numbers and hospitalizations drop. But that's not the case everywhere.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2022 5:51 AM
|Country shows what life is like after massive Omicron wave
As Omicron cases decline in South Africa, CNN's David McKenzie reports on the Covid-19 variant's effect on the country.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2022 12:07 PM
|Beijing's Olympic 'bubble' will be the most ambitious Covid quarantine ever attempted. How it will work
The Winter Games is just two weeks away and outside Beijing's Olympic venues, the banners and decorations are up. But so too are long rows of metal fences and guard posts, dividing the Chinese capital and barring anyone without an official Covid-safe pass.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2022 1:45 AM
|Opinion: After months of doom, I'm finally feeling hopeful
The Tuesday news that the Biden administration's free rapid Covid-19 test site had gone online a day early, part of a quiet beta launch to test the site, rocketed through social media with such intensity that I was sure the site would crash.
POSTED JANUARY 19, 2022 10:15 PM
|FBI: Brian Laundrie admitted to killing Gabby Petito
• Images of Gianna and Kobe Bryant's remains were 'shown off in bars and at an awards gala,' widow's lawyers say
• Alex Murdaugh charged with 23 more crimes
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2022 12:32 PM
|Videos show 'Stop the Steal' rally organizer saying he would work with extremist groups
• Politico: Draft Trump executive order in December 2020 would've directed Pentagon to seize voting machines and hunt for fraud
• Opinion: What Trump's loss at the Supreme Court means for the future of democracy
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2022 8:00 AM