China locks down Yuzhou to control spread of COVID-19

China has imposed a lockdown in Yuzhou, the second city in China to be ordered into a complete lockdown following the discovery of three cases of the Omicron coronavirus disease. Yuzhou has a population of 1.1 million people.Immediately following the ordered lockdown, the city's transportation system came to a halt, while shops selling staple items … Continue reading China locks down Yuzhou to control spread of COVID-19

OMICRON: What you should know about the new COVID-19 variant

Facing a global spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, U.S. health officials said it will probably take two weeks to fully determine the level of threat but pushed coronavirus booster shots as a key first stage in the battle. President Biden met with top health advisors Sunday to map out a strategy as new cases were … Continue reading OMICRON: What you should know about the new COVID-19 variant