New info shows omicron spread wider earlier than thought

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New info shows omicron spread wider earlier than thought

New findings about the omicron variant made it clear that the emerging threat slipped into countries well before their defenses were up, as two distant nations announced their first cases and a third reported its presence before South African officials sounded the alarm.
November 30, 2021 8:33 AM

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Honduras vote count pauses with leftist on track for landslide

Updated November 30, 2021 3:32 AM

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South Africa says omicron cases are rising, symptoms mild

Updated November 30, 2021 3:32 AM

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Botswana court legalizes same-sex relations in rare African move

Updated November 30, 2021 3:32 AM

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Sweden re-elects prime minister, calming political turmoil

Updated November 30, 2021 3:31 AM

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Iran, world powers restart talks to save nuclear deal

Updated November 30, 2021 3:31 AM

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Australia to ‘pause’ border opening to vaccinated visa holders

Updated November 30, 2021 3:31 AM

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Barbados prepares to bid farewell to queen as head of state

The Caribbean island of Barbados is preparing to wave goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II as head of state as it cuts ties with its colonial past and becomes a republic for the first time in history.
November 29, 2021 5:13 PM