Health Experts Hope Omicron Variant Helps Covid Reach Endemic Stage

The U.S. has recorded more than 66 million Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began, according to an NBC News poll, with more than 130 thousand Americans hospitalized with the virus. NBC News medical reporter Erika Edwards breaks down whether cases are declining in some parts of the country and what health experts are saying about a possible endemic stage. 

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Excess deaths at home during pandemic likely to reach 100,000, says Hospice UK

The charity Hospice UK has collated figures for the number of people dying in private homes, which they say will reach 100,000 more deaths than you would expect, compared to the five-year average before the pandemic.


The charity wants the number of deaths which took place at home during the pandemic to be included in the independent Covid inquiry.

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NATO and Russia reach an impasse in talks on Ukraine

The U.S. and its allies are no closer to resolving a standoff with Russia as concerns grow of a possible war in Ukraine. At talks in Europe this week, NATO rejected several of Moscow’s demands, including that Ukraine be barred from joining the alliance. Journalist Mary Ilyushina joins "CBSN AM" from Moscow with the latest.

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Rihanna’s ‘Stay’ Becomes Her Eighth Music Video to Reach 1 Billion Views I Billboard News

The Barbados-born singing superstar crosses the billion-streams milestone on the streaming platform with her 2013 hit ballad, which features guest vocals from Nashville artist and producer Mikky Ekko.

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Imperative to build on tech adoption to reach vulnerable groups: President Halimah Yacob

President Halimah Yacob has said it’s "imperative" that Singapore builds on its ability to use technology to enhance learning. Recalling how the COVID-19 pandemic had accelerated its adoption, she said tech is a "game-changer" for everyone, including vulnerable groups. Mdm Halimah was speaking at a competition that aims to use innovation to solve real-world problems. The TCS Sustainathon saw 67 tertiary students propose solutions. The winning team from Singapore Management University came up with a free-of-charge online peer-learning platform.

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Chicago public schools reopen for students after city, teachers reach deal

Students and teachers in Chicago are returning to school Wednesday after the teachers’ union reached a tentative agreement with the city over COVID-19 safety measures. This comes at a time of growing infections among children. Elise Preston reports.

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Pediatric Covid Hospitalizations Reach Record High

Vaccine Education Center Director at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Dr. Paul Offit discusses the record number of children hospitalized with Covid. 

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COVID-19 deaths reach 150,000 in the United Kingdom

Sky News’ Emma Birchley looks back at two years since COVID-19 arrived in the UK, as 150,000 people are confirmed to have died with it.

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How can Mac Jones and the Patriots reach the Super Bowl this year? | Get Up

How can Mac Jones and the Patriots reach the Super Bowl this year? | Get Up

The Get Up crew debates if Mac Jones and the New England Patriots can make it all the way to the Super Bowl this year.
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