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783 Flights Cancelled Today Due to Omicron

Epic holiday travel problems continue to wreak havoc across the country.

Amazon Workers Walk Off Job, Say the Company Cut Break Times Because the Pandemic Is 'Supposedly' Over

Dozens of employees at two Chicago-area facilities ditched work during the final stretch of holiday deliveries.

Amanda Breen

CVS, Walgreens to Begin Limiting Covid Test Purchases

With the holidays just around the corner, many are scrambling to get tested amid the rapid spread of the Omicron variant.

Emily Rella

Delta CEO Asks CDC to Cut Quarantine Period for Breakthrough Covid Cases

The letter proposes that the current recommendation be halved -- from 10 days to five -- on the condition of a negative test.

Amanda Breen

During a COVID-19 surge, ‘crisis standards of care’ involve excruciating choices and impossible ethical decisions for hospital staff

A physician-bioethicist reflects on how health professionals are yet again facing painful reminders of the early months of the pandemic.

Matthew Wynia

Biden to expand access to at-home COVID kits: 4 essential reads on the critical role of rapid tests

The Biden administration intends to distribute an additional 500 million at-home rapid COVID tests starting in January.

The Conversation

How to Prioritize Employee Safety After Covid-19

Any good employer wants to create the safest possible working environment, but as employees in their millions head back to in-person work, what specifically do they want in a safe workspace?

Tammy Sons

4 Ways to Lead Your Organization Through the Omicron Surge

Leaders are scrambling to minimize the highly contagious variant's impact on employees' mental health and engagement, while avoiding another wave of the Great Resignation.

Claire Brummell

Moderna Shares Spike After Company Says Its Covid Booster Increases Antibody Levels Against Omicron

The company also has plans to continue the development of a booster specifically targeting Omicron, which is expected to enter clinical trials in early 2022. 

Amanda Breen

Genomic sequencing: Here's how researchers identify omicron and other COVID-19 variants

DNA sequencing has allowed researchers to catch new COVID-19 variants hours after receiving the first positive test sample.

Andre Hudson

How to help those who have lost loved ones to suicide cope with grief during the holidays

Nearly all suicide-loss survivors experience guilt, wondering what they could have done to prevent it. But despite decades of research, experts struggle to identify risk factors and predict suicide.