Live Updates: Covid Wave Dampens New Year Observances Worldwide

Posted on AllSides December 31st, 2021
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holidays, New Years, Omicron Variant
Johnny Milano for The New York Times

Life was supposed to return to normal this year. Instead, 2021 turned into a kind of purgatory. But there is good reason to hope 2022 will be better.

As this year comes to a close, we want to look back on the arc of the pandemic — and look ahead to the new year that starts Saturday.

This past year began with the ramping up of a mass vaccination campaign, which many people celebrated by taking post-shot selfies of their bandaged arms. By February, new Covid-19 cases were plummeting, and by...

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