WHO leader warns of omicron 'tsunami' as South African study posits variant wave may have already peaked
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday he is worried about the omicron and delta variants of the coronavirus creating a "tsunami of cases."
Tedros noted that scenario would put "immense pressure on exhausted health workers and health systems on the brink of collapse."
According to the agency, the number of COVID-19 cases recorded across the globe increased by 11% last week, and new cases in Europe accounted for more than half of the total, while those in the Americas rose 39%.
Many Americans' top vacation destinations this spring are in Europe, with lower prices, milder weather and loosening travel restrictions driving people overseas.
I spoke at UC Davis about politics. Leftists responded with lies and attacks but said my words were violence
I have been speaking for nearly a decade on college campuses. To the left opposing speech is 'violence.' This week was the most jarring example yet of how the left views speech.
The San Mateo County superintendent and school board filed a lawsuit against YouTube, Snapchat and TikTok, alleging that they created a mental health crisis.
A so-called "Snapchat Drug Cartel" has allegedly contributed to the deaths of at least nine minors according to a new lawsuit filed this week in Los Angeles.
HBO's Bill Maher railed against the San Francisco's plan to give all Black residents $5 million in reparations as well as the turmoil that erupted on the campus of Stanford University.
Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry died on this day in history, March 18, 2017, at age 90; he won numerous awards during his musical career. His life was not without controversy, however.
The CDC reported that cases of babesiosis, a parasitic disease spread by infected ticks, saw a significant uptick between 2011 and 2019 in some northeastern states.
Brooke Shields revealed she was hoping to "sow her oats" after a brief breakup with husband Chris Henchy. The couple wed in 2001 and share two daughters.
Stanford Law protesters demand to have names redacted from news reports: 'Not how the First Amendment works'
Stanford Law students expressed anger about being publicly named in relation to their actions in support of a public protest against Trump-appointed U.S. Circuit Judge Duncan.
Supermodel and mother of three Ashley Graham said after getting pregnant with her twin boys, her husband decided to get a vasectomy. The also have a 3-year-old.
Police say a Boston, Massachusetts man caused a disturbance on the subway after threatening passengers with his unusual pet- Jerry the rat.