First detected by scientists in South Africa, the variant has now been confirmed with cases in Asia and Europe, including at least two in Britain and two in Germany. Israel announced it would ban nearly all international travelers.
Landsat 9, launched in September by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, offers ultra-detailed views of Earth’s surface and “will help us make science-based decisions on key issues including water use, wildfire impacts, coral reef degradation, glacier and ice-shelf retreat and tropical deforestation,” said USGS acting director David Applegate.
Omicron has sparked alarm among epidemiologists worried the new covid-19 variant's mutations could make it more transmissible. Scientists across the globe are racing to learn more as new cases are confirmed.
“Gun owners are not going to tolerate being ignored,” warns one gun-rights figure, but others in Virginia signaled they would give the Republican governor-elect space to first tackle less controversial issues.
Washington’s homegrown program, broadcast on WOOK-TV, broke new ground in the 1960s. It’s the focus of a work — with book and lyrics by Jiiko Ozimba and music by Tony Berry and Peter Chatmon — streaming on Vimeo pay-per-view.