New COVID variant causing mini wave?

As concerns rise over the BA.2.86 variant, more commonly known as "Pirola," questions about its impact and differences from previous variants have surfaced.

Houston scientist among many studying Omicron Variant

Since this new variant was first identified and announced in South Africa last week, it has now spread to more than a dozen countries including Canada, as scientists race to figure out how much of a threat Omicron is.

Tracking the COVID-19 Omicron variant

The new Omicron variant of COVID-19 has sparked widespread concern over its uncertainty. On Monday, a new travel ban will go into effect in the US, to help slow the spread.