The worst strain was registered in both Austria and Switzerland

A virologist from the Austrian province of Tyrol, Dorothee von Lar, said that the presence of a new, omicron strain of coronavirus had been confirmed in Austria. Von Lar told ORF that the new strain, which some scientists say is the worst, was proven by sequencing and that, in addition to the first case, there is a suspicion of infection with the same strain in 30 people.

It will take about Two Weeks to Evaluate the New Strain “Omicron”, said US Chief Epidemiologist

U.S. Chief Epidemiologist and Infectious Diseases Specialist Dr. Anthony Fauci reports to President Joe Biden that final information on the new version of the coronavirus Omicron will be available in two weeks, Reuters reported.

'Jabbed, cured or dead', Germany warns as Europe battles COVID surge

Germans were warned on Nov. 22 they would be "vaccinated, cured or dead" from COVID-19 by the end of winter, as Europe battles an upsurge in the pandemic that prompted a U.S. travel advisory.

Belgium and the Netherlands are still reeling from clashes that rocked weekend protests against new anti-COVID measures.

14 European Countries are Included in Bulgaria's List of Countries in the Red Covid Zone

As of Tuesday next week, a number of European countries are on the list of countries in the red zone - Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Hungary, Denmark, Iceland, Greece, Liechtenstein, Andorra, Poland and Switzerland.

Moldova goes from red to orange.

Danish Authorities are Returning the Health Pass, Facing a Third Wave of the Pandemic

The Danish government has proposed the return of the digital health pass to be presented by Danes when visiting bars and restaurants indoors at a time when the country is entering the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Reuters reported.