99 million-year-old flowers perfectly preserved in amber
Flowers discovered perfectly preserved in globs of amber bloomed at the feet of dinosaurs, suggesting that some flowering plants in South Africa today have remained unchanged for 99 million years, a new study reveals.
WHO: Sub-Variant of Omicron has been Found in 57 Countries
A sub-variant of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been found in 57 countries.
This was announced by the World Health Organization (WHO), reports AFP and BTA.
It is possible that it will be even more contagious than the original version, according to AFP.
Omicron 2: 150% more contagious than the original variant – Not more dangerous
The Omicron sub-variant with the scientific name BA.2, also known as "stealth" or Omicron 2, which is constantly gaining ground in several countries, is not a cause for serious concern, as it is unlikely to "insidiously" create a new catastrophic epidemic. wave and change the course of the pandemic again.
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First cases of Omicron variants detected in Turkey
Turkey has detected the first cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the country's health minister has said, calling on people to remain calm but vigilant.
"One of the [Omicron] cases was in Istanbul and the other five cases were in [the western province of] İzmir," Fahrettin Koca told lawmakers in parliament on Dec. 11 during discussions on the Health Ministry's 2022 budget.
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Katsarov: Politicians who are Loud Opponents of Vaccines are also Responsible for High Mortality
Omicron will not skip us, just as none of the other variants skipped us. So far no additional measures are needed, we have taken all the necessary ones. This was stated to bTV by the caretaker Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov.
The biggest hotspot of omicrons in Europe: "This is the beginning of the end" PHOTO
But instead of panicking, Norwegian epidemiologists point out that this is a potential indication of the end of the epidemic.
The infection broke out in the restaurant and night club "Louise" on November 26 - about 120 people who were there that night were infected with the coronavirus, of which about half were infected with omicron.
'Encouraging' early feedback on Omicron case severity: Fauci
Early indications of the severity of the Omicron COVID-19 variant are "a bit encouraging," top U.S. pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said on Dec. 5, while cautioning more information was still needed.
Total solar eclipse plunges Antarctica into darkness
A total solar eclipse plunged Antarctica from summer into darkness early on Dec. 4 in a rare astronomical spectacle witnessed by a handful of scientists and thrill-seekers - and countless penguins.
First Clinical Information on Omicron from South Africa is Encouraging
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has published the first clinical report on hospitalized patients since the advent of the Omicron variant.