Sunday's health stories


Yacob Reyes
Nov 28, 2021 - Health

WHO: Not yet known whether Omicron leads to more severe disease

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Ivana Saric
Nov 28, 2021 - Health

Fauci: Republican detractors are "criticizing science"

Yacob Reyes
Nov 28, 2021 - Health

EU's von der Leyen: Focus on vaccinations as Omicron variant spreads

Ursula Von der Leyen
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: Yves Herman - WPA Pool/Getty Images
Yacob Reyes
Nov 28, 2021 - Health

Moderna says updated vaccine for Omicron could be ready in early 2022

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Syringes and a vial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images

NIH director: "No reason to panic" yet about Omicron variant

Kate Nocera
Nov 28, 2021 - Health

Fauci: Omicron variant will "inevitably" be found in U.S.

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Kierra Frazier
Nov 27, 2021 - Health

Procter & Gamble recalls some Old Spice, Secret products over cancer-causing chemical

Old Spice spray
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Caitlin Owens
Updated Nov 27, 2021 - Health

The next big bottleneck in the global vaccination effort

illustration of hourglass sand timer. The sand in the top chamber, which looks like the Earth, is emptying into the bottom chamber.
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Erin Doherty
Updated Nov 27, 2021 - Health

COVID-19 Omicron variant cases identified in Europe, U.K.

People wearing masks walk in London, Britain, Nov. 25, 2021
People wearing masks walk in London on Nov. 25. Photo: Li Ying/Xinhua via Getty Images
Kierra Frazier
Nov 27, 2021 - World

South Africa says it's being "punished" for detecting new COVID variant

 South Africa's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly on September 22, 2021 in New York City.
South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor addresses the 76th session of the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 22 in New York City. Photo: Eduardo Munoz - Pool/Getty Images

NY declares state of emergency amid concerns over Omicron COVID variant

Governor Kathy Hochul makes an announcement about new plan transforming Penn Station into modern, world-class train facility and holds press briefing at New York City governor's office
Gov. Kathy Hochul at an event on Nov. 3. Photo: Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images