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Biden: U.S. Is Working With Vaccine Makers on Omicron Contingency Plans

President Biden said Monday that his administration was working with officials at Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson to develop contingency plans for vaccines or boosters in case they are needed to combat the Omicron variant. Photo: Oliver Contreras/Bloomberg

30 Nov 2021 12:01 am
Why the Omicron Variant Is Concerning Scientists

Scientists and vaccine makers are investigating Omicron, a Covid-19 variant with around 50 mutations, which has been detected in many countries after spreading in southern Africa. Heres what we know as the U.S. and others implement travel restrictions. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

29 Nov 2021 4:30 pm
Bidens Vaccine Mandate for the Private Sector: What to Know

Large private employers must ensure that their workers are vaccinated or tested weekly for Covid-19, according to a Biden administration mandate set to take effect Jan. 4. WSJs Sarah Chaney Cambon explains what you need to know about the new rules. Photo: Susan Walsh/Associated Press

19 Nov 2021 4:00 pm
Migrants at Poland-Belarus Border Try to Cross Into EU

Thousands of migrants massed at the eastern border of the European Union, some cutting razor wire and attempting to climb over fences between Belarus and Poland. Polish troops were mobilized to prevent them from crossing. Photo: Leonid Shcheglov/Zuma Press

9 Nov 2021 4:44 pm
Rapid Covid Tests at Home: What You Should Know

Rapid home Covid-19 tests promise convenience and speed, but the accuracy of the tests depend on how and when you take them. WSJ's Daniela Hernandez explains everything you need to know about at-home testing and how to get accurate results. Illustration: David Fang and Jacob Reynolds

5 Nov 2021 4:30 pm