Omicron variant: Is omicron worse than normal COVID?

Omicron variant: Is omicron worse than normal COVID?

Is the new coronavirus variant omicron worse than other COVID-19 variants? Experts remain unsure about what to expect. What is the omicron variant? Over the weekend, researchers announced the discovery of a new coronavirus variant with the scientific name B.1.1.529. The World Health Organization warned of a new COVID-19 variant of concern, naming it after … Read more

COVID Surge Worse Than Summer, Cases in Kids – NBC Chicago

COVID Surge Worse Than Summer, Cases in Kids – NBC Chicago

Illinois is now seeing more new COVID cases per day than it has in nearly 10 months in the lead-up to the Thanksgiving holiday. Doctors now say children are among the groups hardest hit by the rise in cases. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today: Illinois COVID Cases … Read more

ILO: Covid-19 impact on employment worse than expected

ILO: Covid-19 impact on employment worse than expected

Working hours lost this year because of the pandemic will be significantly higher than estimated, according to an International Labor Organization or ILO report released on Wednesday. The eighth edition of the ‘ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the World of Work’ report also points out that divergent recovery rates between developed and developing nations threatened the … Read more