As a result of intense search efforts, or happenstance, or both, the bodies of missing Nigerians have turned up at mortuaries and anatomy labs, nameless and without an easy explanation of how they arrived — or how they died. Rights groups and international watchdogs say many are never found.
UNESCO, the world body’s educational, scientific and cultural agency, recommended placing the massive coral ecosystem on the list, citing the threat it is under from climate change. Australia’s environmental minister said the country would “strongly oppose” the recommendation.
Virginia reported a single death on Saturday, but the numbers crept up on Sunday and Monday — a reminder that the virus can still claim lives, especially in areas where vaccination rates are relatively low.