COVID-19 omicron variant brings gloom into the new year

After struggling with the coronavirus for far too long, the world understands all too well Belgium’s word of the year, “knaldrang!” — the urge to party, the need to let loose. Yet as New Year celebrations approach, the omicron variant is casting

Delta flight to Shanghai turns around over coronavirus rules

Delta Air Lines said Monday that new pandemic-related cleaning requirements at a Shanghai airport were behind the turning back of a recent flight from Seattle in midair, a move that had prompted a protest from the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco.  An

Nigeria destroys 1M expired donated COVID-19 vaccines

Nigeria destroyed more than 1 million expired doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday after authorities said they could not be used before their expiration date. COVID-19 PANDEMIC: CHINA ISSUES LOCKDOWN OF 13 MILLION PEOPLE Faisal Shuaib, head of Nigeria’s National Primary