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MSNBC

“We fully anticipate this protection, at least in part, will be beneficial against omicron,” CDC Director Walensky says while urging Americans to get vaccinated to help prevent the spread of the new Covid-19 variant. https://t.co/mfORJp26zx

New York Times

The new coronavirus variant has stirred concerns globally, but experts are urging caution as intense research has just begun and much is still unknown. https://t.co/DKSArD4WNc

New York Times

How do you pronounce "Omicron" anyway? There is no single, agreed-on English pronunciation, experts say. https://t.co/PwypHPfQGC https://t.co/exm4AiNna3

CNN

There is much that's still unknown about the Omicron variant. While scientists are gathering more information, the public wants to know how worried they should be. CNN Medical Analyst @DrLeanaWen weighs in on what we know so far and some things to consider https://t.co/NvV5ZYpzlT

New York Times

Omicron, the heavily mutated new coronavirus variant, was in Europe several days earlier than previously known, health officials said Tuesday, and the number of countries where it has been found increased to at least 20. https://t.co/8lj4z51TYu

MSNBC

"I don't see omicron totally outcompeting delta. I think if you're not vaccinated, I think your biggest threat is going to be the delta variant by far," Dr. Peter Hotez says about his predictions for Covid-19 variants in the next year. https://t.co/XaF7vvF1CD

CNN

What would you like to know about the Omicron variant? Dr. Anthony Fauci has answers. Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta host a new CNN Global Town Hall – Coronavirus: Facts and Fears. Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET https://t.co/GRRuWLULhD

New York Times

The Biden administration is said to be looking at ways to toughen coronavirus testing and screening of people flying to the U.S. as concerns about the Omicron variant continue to grow. https://t.co/dz1wuBjqAA

MSNBC

“The Fed has to try to figure out what the balance is between protecting consumers and then protecting the overall economy," Dominic Chu reacts to Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's testimony before the Senate about the possibility of continuing inflation. https://t.co/Ct6DjQAFy7

Slate

Border restrictions might feel helpful. But do they actually make a difference? https://t.co/b53inaZXsd

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CBS News

Moderna's CEO says current COVID-19 vaccines likely won't work as well against Omicron https://t.co/WECsjkSHmR

Bloomberg

Japan’s business community is supporting the government's decision to shut its borders to new foreigners as a measure against the omicron variant, despite earlier urging for the country to reopen https://t.co/BzEoJDROu0

Washington Post

What to do if covid variants leave you stranded overseas https://t.co/jAzVJLXsXo

ABC News

NEW: The CDC said Tuesday it is working to change its international travel guidelines to require COVID-19 testing one day before departure to the U.S. in light of the omicron variant. https://t.co/5MSnH3Brit

Washington Post

Analysis | The Omicron Yawn: As a covid variant looms, Republicans run harder against mandates https://t.co/8Ne1LchISH

Bloomberg

Trudeau’s government tightens travel restrictions meant to contain the spread of the omicron variant of Covid-19 as Canada identifies more suspected cases https://t.co/1Nka6TCd60

Bloomberg

Volatility is back, thanks to mounting concerns about the new omicron Covid variant and a surprise hawkish tilt by Fed Chair Jerome Powell https://t.co/EoNhrfC8yz

NBC News

The Biden administration is considering tightening requirements for international travel amid growing concerns about the omicron variant of the coronavirus, a White House official tells @NBCNews. https://t.co/njOChXU9gd

Bloomberg

“As we have done throughout the pandemic, CDC is evaluating how to make international travel as safe as possible,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said https://t.co/orc6ih8DpB

NPR

Several red flags suggest omicron could be the most contagious variant that has been identified. Here's what we know so far. https://t.co/FF80n1YRLy

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Newsweek

"The recent rise in COVID-19 cases and the emergence of the Omicron variant pose downside risks to employment and economic activity," Jerome Powell said. https://t.co/U6znBeXsY9

Reuters

Sydney braces for more Omicron cases but no lockdowns for now https://t.co/tAjBNrD5P1 https://t.co/3wbE2QQO9W

Reuters

Asian shares bounce from year low but Omicron, Fed in focus https://t.co/gDp0vnk8mj https://t.co/kXKoor4Nee

The Hill

"Could omicron be the trigger that bursts asset price and credit bubbles?" (@TheHillOpinion) https://t.co/e3OkYncXY6 https://t.co/2pnTPQzt4l

The Hill

BioNTech co-founder: Vaccinated unlikely to become seriously ill from omicron https://t.co/TYlWAZeRAJ https://t.co/OkhVr9zP8W

Reuters

Global airlines prepare for Omicron-induced volatility https://t.co/4Zq5KiyMlh https://t.co/Cj4wafTpwU

Reuters

Canada to ask air arrivals to take COVID tests except on U.S. flights https://t.co/zmNCoG1E2c https://t.co/io1mOl7k7w

Axios

Brazil and Japan have become the latest countries to report cases of the Omicron variant. https://t.co/aEqiKG5CbD

Reuters

How South African scientists spotted the Omicron COVID variant https://t.co/9x15xYC7En https://t.co/cp9Utwp262

Reuters

The Omicron coronavirus variant could be the most likely candidate to displace the highly contagious Delta variant, the director of South Africa's communicable disease institute said https://t.co/62lXvKpzDj https://t.co/ayM80MPcmJ

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Wall Street Journal

The Omicron variant may lead to more infections but vaccinated people will likely remain protected from severe disease, vaccine maker BioNTech's founder said https://t.co/NH2kio4LVA

Wall Street Journal

Before Covid, travel hot spots like Bali island strained under crowds of foreign visitors. They now confront the possibility tourism won’t rebound for years. "I feel sad for my staff. I cannot help them." https://t.co/tPIxHtGNkT

Wall Street Journal

The Biden administration is weighing stricter Covid-19 testing requirements for travelers entering the U.S., including U.S. citizens, to slow the spread of the emerging Omicron variant https://t.co/A0yrpKLuqC

Reason

Everything that politicians are currently doing, from masking to porous travel bans, feels like so much political theater. It's a well-worn script that officials are apparently committed to following every time a new COVID variant pops into existence. https://t.co/wJdnlaJE9P

Wall Street Journal

Scientists are racing to catch up with the policy response to the Omicron variant, as virologists study its many mutations and drugmakers test it against their Covid-19 vaccines and treatments https://t.co/Byqtf19CR9

Washington Examiner

The agency, RIVM, first thought the variant had arrived in the country with 14 passengers who tested positive for it while entering the country from South Africa on Nov. 26, retesting of samples showed that the variant was present in the Netherlands. https://t.co/0DFirXSOl5

Wall Street Journal

The new Omicron Covid-19 variant has added urgency for the World Trade Organization to act faster on vaccines, as the variant disrupted contentious negotiations aimed at boosting vaccine supplies to poorer countries around the world. https://t.co/2HlRCQ99mP

Washington Examiner

The country will bar entry to foreigners starting Tuesday at midnight, and Japanese citizens will have to quarantine in a designated location. "These are temporary, exceptional measures..." https://t.co/cU5UXjxw32

Wall Street Journal

The U.S. and other governments have instituted new travel policies as a precautionary measure in light of the Omicron variant. Which countries are affected by the U.S. ban? Is travel to other countries affected? Here’s what to know about travel. https://t.co/9tJC5FMFUB

Washington Examiner

Moderna spiked 20% on Black Friday and was also up 9% on Monday. The company announced on Friday that it is working on a booster for the omicron variant. https://t.co/EbQ4ZmenMh

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Newsmax

The Biden administration is currently weighing whether to impose a 7-day quarantine for all travelers returning to the U.S. - and those who refuse could possibly be fined. https://t.co/69M3WQlWvw

Newsmax

President Biden announced that his administration would evaluate travel restrictions from southern African countries on a "week to week" basis, and took a shot at former President Trump while doing so. https://t.co/FC07bTFOpy

Newsmax

Dr. Fauci has been in his position "much too long" and he should "just retire" to Florida, says @MarshaBlackburn. https://t.co/18szD04bjT https://t.co/JsLe5hUyzm

National Review

Will the overly draconian governmental responses to the coronavirus be repeated on enough of a scale to set back the recovery in supply chains? | Opinion by @AStuttaford https://t.co/IpweTGDem5

Newsmax

Dr. Anthony Fauci has been in his position as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for "much too long" and should "just retire" to Florida, Sen. Marsha Blackburn said. https://t.co/18szD0lMbr https://t.co/gi0FgmpEJZ

One America News Network

Fla. doctor says natural immunity will fight off Omicron variant https://t.co/cYh3lRMyhv #OANN @StefKleinhenz

Newsmax

BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are working on vaccines that specifically target omicron in case their existing shots are not effective against the new coronavirus variant, the companies said on Monday. https://t.co/0XJOLZ0S2Y

Newsmax

The omicron variant was already in the Netherlands when South Africa alerted the World Health Organization about it last week, Dutch health authorities said Tuesday. https://t.co/5Inoom9FQv

Newsmax

Lawmakers on Tuesday are expected to grill the heads of the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department over stubbornly high inflation and the possible impact of the new omicron COVID-19 variant on what both officials view as a strong economy. https://t.co/8h8QztDxPU

Newsmax

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday prior analyzes suggested its COVID-19 antibody cocktail, and similar drugs, could have reduced activity against the omicron coronavirus variant. https://t.co/YdvIPVL3C5