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China is aiming for a ‘Zero COVID' Winter Olympics in Beijing with a strict approach to protocols. Here's how the Games will work

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At the Beijing Olympics, strict containment measures will aim to create a virus-proof “bubble” for thousands of international visitors at a time when omicron is fueling infections globally.
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Omicron Is Detected in Beijing, Just Weeks Before Olympics

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The Chinese authorities locked down a neighborhood where one case was detected and began testing thousands of people. Here's the latest on Covid.
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COVID: Beijing reports first local Omicron case

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Omicron case in Beijing comes as cities across the country ratchet up viral vigilance before the Winter Olympics.
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Beijing Reports First Omicron Case 3 Weeks Before Winter Olympics

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Bloomberg - Beijing reported the city's first case of the omicron variant of Covid-19, adding pressure on authorities to stem a potential outbreak less than three weeks before the Winter Olympics begin.
Officials confirmed the detection of the highly contagious strain at a press conference on Saturday. People who've had contact with the patient are being tested, and those who were at locations that the infected person visited must report to authorities, they said.
Omicron cases were confirmed earlier Saturday in Shanghai and Guangdong province, as the National Health Commission warned of...
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Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane odds, predictions, betting trends for UFC 270

Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane odds, predictions, betting trends for UFC 270

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Wizards' Kyle Kuzma furious at no-call on deflected pass from Nets assistant

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Nikola Jokic seals Nuggets overtime victory vs. Clippers with monster...

Nikola Jokic seals Nuggets overtime victory vs. Clippers with monster 49-point triple-double

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Bernie Sanders Blasts Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema For 'Undermining' Joe Biden

Bernie Sanders Blasts Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema For 'Undermining' Joe Biden

“They have forced us to have five months of discussions that have gone absolutely nowhere," the Vermont senator complained. Read more ...

DeMar DeRozan helps Bulls snap four-game losing streak in impressive win...

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Structure fire breaks out at 27125 Ski Hill Loop Wednesday night

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Kyrie Irving dazzles vs. Wizards, ahead of Nets' upcoming road stretch...

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NCAA adopts new policy for transgender athletes

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U.S. foe or specific weapon not behind sustained, global campaign causing...

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Celtics stung by Hornets as LaMelo Ball finishes with triple-double

Celtics stung by Hornets as LaMelo Ball finishes with triple-double

Former Boston guard Terry Rozier finished with a game-high 28 points for Charlotte. Read more ...