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Biden told it will take two weeks to have definitive data on Omicron variant

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The top US infectious disease official, Dr. Anthony Fauci, told President Joe Biden on Sunday it will take about two weeks to have definitive information on the new coronavirus variant Omicron that has sparked new travel restrictions and shaken financial markets. Biden, returning to Washington following the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, …

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US steps up fight against Omicron as variant marches across globe

Four US states find cases of Omicron variant Yellen says variant could slow growth ‘Situation is very serious,’ say Germany’s Merkel Omicron may cause half of European infections in months WASHINGTON / BERLIN, Dec 2 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday laid out his strategy to fight the coronavirus as the highly contagious Omicron …

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White House plans new system for international travel, contact tracing rules

White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients delivers remarks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, US, April 13, 2021. REUTERS / Tom Brenner Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – (This Sept. 15 story has been refiled to correct spelling error in headline) The …

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