New COVID-19 variant spreads to more than 40 countries, sending alarms and triggering travel curbs.
Elizabeth Melimopoulos is an online producer with Al Jazeera English.
WHO spokesperson says vaccine makers ‘commendable’ for planning to adjust COVID-19 jabs to protect against Omicron.
Members of UN health agency reach draft consensus on future pandemic treaty as UK says it will call urgent G7 meeting.
The World Health Organization names new coronavirus variant Omicron and designates it as a ‘variant of concern’.
Experts say Northern Hemisphere countries face an unpredictable winter as COVID spreads during the flu season.
Experts are tracking a new mutation of the Delta variant of the coronavirus reported in dozens of countries.
Leaders of South Africa, Iraq, Libya National Unity Government among those to speak on Thursday.
Some rich countries are preparing COVID vaccine boosters as lower-income countries struggle to vaccinate at-risk groups.
US president promises new attacks against ISIL affiliate in retaliation for suicide bombing at Kabul airport.
In the week since the Taliban takeover, 28,000 people have been evacuated, but tens of thousands more are still waiting.