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Covid Live Updates: Omicron May Be Peaking in Parts of U.S., but Hospitals Are Strained
Omicron slamming S. American hospitals as workers fall ill
The coronavirus' omicron variant starting to barrel across South America is pressuring hospitals whose employees are taking sick leave, leaving facilities understaffed to cope with COVID-19′s third wave.
In Greece, unvaccinated people ages 60 and up now face monthly fines
A man wearing a face mask to curb the spread of coronavirus, sits on a bench as pedestrians walk outside Evangelismos hospital in Athens, Greece, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.
Omicron slamming S. American hospitals as workers fall ill
BRASILIA, Brazil - The coronavirus' omicron variant starting to barrel across South America is pressuring hospitals whose employees are taking sick leave, leaving facilities understaffed to cope with COVID-19′s third wave.
Ontario nurses want pay parity with police, firefighters, amidst pandemic staffing crunch | CBC News
Nurses in Ontario say the latest wave of COVID-19 infections has revealed long-standing problems in the profession that need to be addressed, including better pay.
Want to get omicron and just get it over with? Here's why that's a bad idea
Keith Bishop/Getty Images Millions of people are testing positive with COVID-19 in the U.S. each week and the FDA warns that most Americans will get the virus at some point.
CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks
CDC officials removed concerns related to supply shortages and more clearly said that properly fitted N95 and KN95 masks offer the most protection.
Biden Decries Supreme Court Ruling That Blocks Vaccine Rules for Workers
On Thursday, President Joe Biden reacted to the Supreme Court's decision to place a stay on a rule requiring that workers at large companies get vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested for the virus weekly.
Yes, employers can still require employees to get vaccinated or tested for COVID-19 after Supreme Court ruling
The Supreme Court blocked a federal mandate requiring employees at companies with 100 or more workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing.
Nurses, health care workers demand safer workplaces as omicron rages - SFBay
Nurses and other health care workers held protests across the Bay Area on Thursday to call for increased workplace protections amid the region's deluge of Covid-19 cases due to the omicron variant.