How long will it take to get my tax refund? – The Washington Post

The new tax season is scheduled to start Jan. 24, and already the IRS is trying…

Coronavirus Data for January 10, 2022

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 (Washington, DC) The District’s reported data for January 10, 2022 includes 1,308 new…

Covid: Half of Europe to be infected with Omicron within weeks – WHO – BBC News

Dr Hans Kluge says a “west-to-east tidal wave” of the coronavirus variant is sweeping across the…

Covid-19 hospitalizations reach record high, HHS data shows – CNN

Covid-19 hospitalizations in the United States have reached a new record high, surpassing the previous peak…

Chicago schools to resume in-person classes after teachers union and city reach deal – The Washington Post

Teachers protested for a week over coronavirus testing and protocols. Students can return Wednesday. Source: The…

Massachusetts secures 26 million rapid COVID-19 tests to support teachers, students – WCVB Boston

Gov. Charlie Baker said the state secured 26 million rapid antigen tests from iHealth labs, which…

Global experts are very worried about the future, Davos survey finds – CNN

Many business leaders, politicians and academics are overwhelmingly pessimistic about the threat Covid-19 still poses even…

A variant-proof COVID vaccine? T-cells from common colds could help scientists make the “Holy Grail” – CBS News

T-cells generated as part of the body’s natural immune response to the common cold may help…

Too soon to treat COVID-19 like flu as Omicron spreads – WHO – Reuters

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is on track to infect more than half of Europeans, but…

Boris Johnson embroiled in bring-your-own-booze party scandal – CNN

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has more questions to answer after it emerged that one of…

WEF report warns of Covid inequalities fueling social tensions across the globe – CNBC

Richer countries have had earlier access to Covid-19 vaccines and many are already administering their third,…

CDC advises against travel to Canada because of coronavirus – cleveland.com

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control advises that anyone considering travel to Canada should be fully…

U.S. reports 1.35 million COVID-19 cases in a day, shattering global record – Reuters

The United States reported 1.35 million new coronavirus infections on Monday, according to a Reuters tally,…

Insurers Will Have to Cover 8 At-Home Virus Tests Per Month – The New York Times

The Biden administration announced the new guidelines as it continued to work to get coronavirus tests…

US COVID-19 Hospitalizations Surpass Last Winters Peak – The Daily Beast

“Even the most dedicated individuals are going to be tired and worn out, if not burned…

Fed Vice Chair Clarida to resign over pandemic stock trades | TheHill – The Hill

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida announced on Monday that he would be resigning from hi……

Home Covid-19 tests must be paid for by health insurers starting Saturday – CNN

Health insurers must cover the cost of home Covid-19 tests starting January 15, the US Department…

Mexican president contracts COVID-19 for second time, symptoms mild – Reuters

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday announced he had contracted COVID-19 for a second…

Omicron Vaccine To Be Ready In March, Pfizer CEO Says – NBC News

As Covid-19 cases continue to surge, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla says its new vaccine would target…

Oregon reports 18,538 new COVID cases, 18 new deaths over weekend – KATU

The Oregon Health Authority reported Monday 18,538 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 new deaths over…