Wayfair Cyber Monday deals 2021: Cuisinart, Lodge and more | CNN Underscored

Looking for more holiday deals? Visit our Guide to Cyber Week to see all the best sales to shop during Cyber Monday. Whether you need to upgrade your pots and pans before cooking for a houseful of guests, have a DIY project on the books for winter or want to elevate your sleep game with a new … Read more

Saskatchewan health experts weigh in on possible impact of Omicron variant on holiday season | Globalnews.ca

While the SARS-CoV-2 Omnicron variant of concern is still in early stages in Canada, health experts expect to see it spread much more quickly and aggressively than the delta variant, which could pose added concerns for the holiday season. University of Saskatchewan epidemiologist Nazeem Muhajarine said Monday there is evidence to suggest the doubling time … Read more

Omicron: Timeline from discovery to arrival in the UK and the consequences since

T wo cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in the UK and measures are being introduced to slow its spread. Here, the PA news agency looks at how the variant went from an emerging cause for concern in southern parts of Africa to arriving in the country. UK scientists first become aware … Read more

Pharmaceutical firms work to tweak vaccines against new ‘Omicron’ variant

W ork is underway to look at tweaking vaccines against the new concerning strain of coronavirus that has sparked travel bans. The variant, named Omicron and designated a “variant of concern” by the World Health Organisation (WHO), has reached Belgium after being discovered in South Africa. The WHO warned that preliminary evidence suggests the variant … Read more

Six African countries added to red list amid fears over Covid variant

A rrivals from six African countries to the UK will have to quarantine following the emergence of a new Covid variant, which some experts say is the “worst one we’ve seen so far”. Flights from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini and Zimbabwe will be suspended from midday on Friday and all six countries will … Read more