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COVID-19 pill rollout stymied by shortages as omicron rages

Two brand-new COVID-19 pills that were supposed to be an important weapon against the pandemic in the U.S. are in short supply and have played little role in the fight against the omicron wave of infections Go to Source Author:

UK’s Johnson apologizes for attending party during lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologized for attending a garden party during Britain’s first coronavirus lockdown, but brushed aside demands that he resign for breaching the rules his own government had imposed on the nation Go to Source Author:

China’s Tianjin orders more testing on 14 million residents

The northern Chinese city of Tianjin has ordered a second round of COVID-19 testing on all 14 million residents after multiple cases of the omicron strain were found during initial screenings that began Sunday Go to Source Author:

Chicago union leaders OK plan to resume in-person class

Students in the nation’s third-largest school district will resume classes this week after leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union accepted a proposal with the district over COVID-19 safety protocols Go to Source Author: