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Omicron Might Be 'Like the Flu' For the Vaccinated Bay Area, But It Is Killing 3 Times As Many as the Flu Elsewhere
The Omicron variant has been variously touted by pundits and experts alike as a possible key out of the pandemic and into an endemic stage of COVID, and talk of being able to "live with COVID like the flu" is everywhere right now.
Covid restrictions may be 'substantially' reduced next week, Javid says
The Health Secretary has said he is "cautiously optimistic" that the Government can "substantially reduce" Covid restrictions next week.
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.
Germany ending 'untenable' ban on advertising abortions
Germany s justice minister on Monday launched a drive to remove from the country's criminal code a ban on doctors "advertising" abortion services, a provision that he said is untenable.
Germany Discusses Different Approaches in Regard to Mandatory Corona Vaccinations
Berlin, January 13th, 2022 (The Berlin Spectator) - Germany's new Chancellor Olaf Scholz made himself available for his first question and answer session at the Bundestag on Wednesday.
UK 'closest of any country in northern hemisphere to exiting pandemic'
The UK is the closest of any country in the northern hemisphere to exiting the Covid-19 pandemic, an expert has said.
Covid-19: UK 'closest of any country in northern hemisphere to exiting pandemic'
The UK is the closest of any country in the northern hemisphere to exiting the Covid-19 pandemic, an expert has said.
Cost of living: 'I do struggle to pay my bills'
With the biggest increase in energy prices for years and the cost of living rising, many elderly people, especially pensioners on low incomes, are finding it difficult to pay their heating bills.
Vaccine mandates, fines, gym bans: how Europe hopes to persuade unjabbed
European governments are ramping up the pressure on people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 by making life progressively harder for those who have not done so, but few are opting to make jabs compulsory - and one country that plans to is now having doubts.
Israel embarks on fourth Covid vaccination campaign
Israel has become the first country in the world to embark on a fourth Covid-19 vaccination campaign as part of efforts to stem rapidly rising infection rates caused by the Omicron variant.