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Cramer says stock market comeback fueled by scramble to get back in after omicron overreaction

Jim Cramer appears on CNBC’s Halftime Report. Scott Mlyn | CNBC CNBC’s Jim CramerAccording to Tuesday’s statement, investors were caught off guard by Tuesday’s market snapback. This rush to get back in stocks is fuelled by emerging evidence that suggests the omicron Covid variant may not be as severe as initially thought. This caught many […]

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What we know about U.S. omicron cases

Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey has an advertisement for a COVID-19-testing facility. It will be open November 30, 2021. Spencer Platt | Getty Images In 11 U.S. States, more than 20 patients have tested positive to the Omicron virus which causes Covid-19. While the patient’s age, vaccine status, and travel history vary among […]

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Biden directs FDA, CDC to clear new vaccines if needed

Monday was Monday for President Joe Biden. He directed federal agencies that they be ready to quickly approve boosters or vaccines designed to guard against the new variant of the omicron coronavirus. Current Covid vaccines provide protection against the highly mutated Omicron strain. Boosters are thought to increase that protection, as Biden stated in an […]

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U.S. officials keep close watch on the ‘delta plus’ mutation as it spreads in the U.K.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, is testifying before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on the U.S. Capitol, May 11, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Pool | Reuters U.S. health officials keep an eye on a Covid-19 subvariant dubbed “delta Plus,” which some scientists claim may be […]

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FDA to review Merck Covid treatment ‘as quickly as they possibly can’

Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH) Director, is testifying before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing. He will be giving an update on Federal efforts to counter COVID-19 at Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, on May 11, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Getty Images White House Chief Medical […]

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Is it legal to require vaccinations to travel? Yes, say experts

Vaccine mandates trickled into the U.S. travel sphere last winter, picked up steam in the spring and hit fever pitch over the summer. To eat at cafes in France or to go to New York City’s Broadway shows, and to fly commercially to Canada, you will need to get vaccinated. Though mandates were expected for […]