State health authorities said the case of the highly transmissible variant involved “a Minnesota resident with recent travel history to Brazil” and was detected through random surveillance of blood samples.
Ten years ago, the Arab world erupted in jubilant revolt against its dictatorial regimes. Today, the hopes awakened by the protests have vanished — but the underlying conditions that drove the unrest are as acute as ever.
Hundreds of millions of full-time jobs disappeared last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by the International Labor Organization. But the wealthiest people got even richer, according to Oxfam.