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LAUSD orders mandatory COVID testing for students and staff before school resumes next week
Testing will be mandated regardless of vaccination status, and students and staff will be required to show proof of a negative test in order to return to school. 1
Families can upload test results to a student's " daily pass " account, and will be required to do so no later than Sunday. 1
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Experts hope Covid-19 variants 'will become less severe'
Experts hope the "direction of travel" for Covid-19 variants is that they become less severe, a leading expert has said.
Coronavirus digest: Fourth jab 'not enough' to fight omicron, study shows | DW | 17.01.2022
An Israeli study found that a fourth shot of the COVID-19 vaccine was able to boost antibodies to higher levels than the third shot, but researchers found that it is still not enough to prevent omicron-variant infections, researchers at Israel's Sheba Medical Center said on Monday.
Hospitalized 'for' COVID-19, or in hospital 'with' it? Why raw numbers don't tell the full story | CBC News
Inside a busy intensive care unit in Toronto's east end, Dr. Martin Betts often sees patients grappling with a double diagnosis: a serious health issue coupled with - or caused by - COVID-19.
Germany Keeps on Registering Extremely High Corona Infection Numbers
Berlin, January 18th, 2022 (The Berlin Spectator) - Germany registered yet another record Incidence level on Tuesday. According to the Robert Koch Institute, it just reached 553.2.
Philippine COVID deaths may be double the current number
Statistics office has recorded more than 105,000 total COVID deaths as the country hits a new record for active cases the highest in Southeast Asia.
On Australia's deadliest day of Covid pandemic, experts say we don't know enough about who is dying
Today is the deadliest day in Australia's Covid pandemic. So far this year, about 30 Australians a day are dying with Covid.
Australia records highest daily Covid death toll since beginning of pandemic
Australia has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic so far, with 74 deaths across the country.
Over 70,000 attend German protests against COVID measures | DW | 18.01.2022
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany on Monday night, as citizens vented their frustrations over the country's coronavirus measures.