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US Restricts Travel From 8 Southern African Nations Over New Covid Strain

<!-- -->New Covid strain: The travel ban will mostly start from Monday, said an US official. (File)Washington: The United States announced Friday it...

New Covid Strain Named Omicron, Classified As “Variant Of Concern” By WHO

<!-- -->The B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19 was first detected in South Africa (Representational)Geneva: The World Health Organization on Friday declared the recently-discovered B.1.1.529...

Biden administration proposes higher fees in changes to federal oil, gas drilling

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland listens to a question during a hearing for a budget request...

Over 100 Colombia protesters suffered eye damage by police in 2021 marches -report

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators and riot police clash during anti-government protests, as Colombia commemorates Independence Day, in Bogota, Colombia July...

US Needs More Data On Covid Variant Before Curbing Travel: Top Scientist

<!-- -->The emergence of the new variant has sent nations rushing to evaluate the threat. (File)Washington: Senior US government scientist Anthony Fauci said...

Delta Still Dominates As More Covid Variants Emerge

<!-- -->Lesser-known variants like mu and lambda are rarely sequenced. (Representational)Paris: A new variant of Covid-19 detected in South Africa known as B.1.1.529...

Belgium detects first case of new COVID variant in Europe

FILE PHOTO: A shopper, wearing a protective face masks, looks at a poster for a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination...

Too Early To Know If New Covid Variant Needs New Vaccine: EU Medical Body

<!-- -->Belgium said Friday it had discovered Europe's first case. (File)The Hague: The EU's drug regulator said on Friday that it was closely...

What investors are saying about the new virus variant

FILE PHOTO: Boys run past a mural by Senzart911, of children wearing facemasks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak,...

Payments firm Klarna’s Jan-Sep losses grow on soured credits

FILE PHOTO: A smartphone displays a Klarna logo on top of banknotes is in this illustration taken January 6,...

Merck’s Covid Pill 30% Effective, Less Than Earlier Estimate, Shows Data

<!-- -->The data will be at the center of a panel discussion by US Food and Drug Administration advisersMerck & Co said updated...

Europe’s First Case Of New Covid Variant Detected In Belgium

<!-- -->The infected person tested positive on November 22 (Representational)Brussels: Belgium said Friday it has detected the first announced case in Europe of...

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