People receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Mexico City.

Omicron Continues Worldwide Spread

The newest variant was discovered just over a week ago by scientists in South Africa and Botswana, and it's now been found in multiple countries.

Coronavirus

4:46A South African resident receives her vaccine.
Jerome Delay / AP

Variants Causing New Travel, Business Mandates Across The Globe

1:38A doctor draws a dose of COVID vaccine
Steven Senne / AP

U.S. Healthcare Faces Bottlenecks As Officials Push For Boosters

6:45A person takes a COVID-19 test at mobile testing site
Yuki Iwamura / AP

Scientists Racing To Learn New Details About Omicron Variant

Travelers wait in line at a COVID-19 testing site at Los Angeles International Airport
Jae C. Hong / AP

Explainer: The Latest U.S. Travel Rules And Restrictions

2:13Patients wait to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster in New York City
John Minchillo / AP

Omicron Variant Found In Multiple U.S. States

2:57A woman works from her laptop at home.
Newsy

The Future Of Work From Home

3:49President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant named omicron during a visit to the National Institutes of Health.
Evan Vucci / AP

President Biden Lays Out New COVID Roadmap

2:43Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm
Grant Schulte / AP

Second Case Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Detected In U.S.

1:03President Joe Biden
Evan Vucci / AP

White House To Unveil Plan To Tackle COVID-19 Through Winter Months

0:14Narita International Airport in Japan
Hiro Komae / AP

Japan Retracts Ban On New Flight Bookings Into The Country

2:48Passengers on an airplane
UGC via AP

Experts Skeptical Travel Restrictions Are Answer To Omicron Variant

34:32Dr. Anthony Fauci
Evan Vucci / AP

Fauci: 1st U.S. Case Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Identified

0:23Deserted airport in Japan
Miyuki Saito / AP

Japan Suspends New Flight Reservations As Omicron Spreads

2:55People line up for COVID-19 vaccinations
Paul White / AP

19 Countries Confirm Cases Of New Omicron Variant

3:01Merck & Co shows their new experimental antiviral medication molnupiravir.
Merck & Co. via AP

FDA Panel Backs First-Of-A-Kind COVID-19 Pill From Merck

Travelers wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus at a public transport station in Berlin, Germany.
Markus Schreiber / AP

Omicron Variant May Have Reached Europe Earlier Than Thought

0:32A crew member leaps to fix a logo for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
Mark Schiefelbein / AP

China Says Winter Olympics Will Take Place In February

0:23COVID pills
Merck & Co. / AP

FDA Reviewing Merck's COVID Pill For Emergency Authorization

0:56President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant named omicron, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
Evan Vucci / AP

Pres. Biden Says New Variant Cause For Concern, Not Panic In U.S.

2:11Nurse puts on protective gear
Carlos Osorio / AP

Michigan COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High

2:27People walking
Alberto Pezzali / AP

WHO Criticizes Travel Bans On Southern African Countries

1:10People walking with masks
Ana Brigida / AP

Omicron Variant Spreads Across More Countries

6:29The SARS-CoV-2 virus through a scanning electron microscope
NIAID-RML

What Do We Know About The Omicron Variant So Far?

2:56People with masks walk at a shopping mall in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Nov. 26, 2021.
Denis Farrell / AP

Where Did The Omicron COVID Variant Come From?

2:50People masked at a mall in South Africa
Denis Farrell / AP

U.S. Bans Travel From Southern Africa As New Omicron Variant Emerges

0:27Merck & Co. antiviral COVID-19 treatment pill
Merck & Co. via AP

FDA Says Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts To Review Safety

0:24New York Stock Exchange
John Minchillo / AP

Stocks Sink On New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points

0:27People wearing face masks
Denis Farrell / AP

New COVID Variant Detected In South Africa

0:24European Medicines Agency
Peter Dejong / AP

EU Regulator Authorizes Pfizer's COVID Vaccine For Kids 5-11

2:20Travelers waiting in line at a security checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston.
Steven Senne / AP

Tips For A Safe Thanksgiving