Parliamentary elections started in Kyrgyzstan. Polling stations opened in the country today at 8:00 am. One of the first to vote were President Sadyr Japarov and his wife.
It is not worth comparing the dangers of a new strain of the omicron coronavirus and Ebola in terms of the degree of danger. They affect the body to varying degrees. Moreover, cases of contactless transmission of the virus may indicate its high ability to spread. Professor of the School of Systems Biology at George Mason University, Doctor of Biological Sciences Ancha Baranova spoke about this in an interview with TASS.
Russian singer and composer Alexander Gradsky died.
The World Health Organization (WHO) named a new strain of coronavirus B.1.1.529 in accordance with the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet - "Omicron".
The Israeli Ministry of Health on Friday reported a first case of the new heavily mutated COVID-19 variant known as B.1.1.529 that was detected in South Africa and other countries.
Coalition negotiations after the parliamentary elections in Germany lasted 2 months. In the coalition agreement, it was agreed that the government of the country will be headed by the leader of the Social Democratic Party, Olaf Scholz.
Starting from 6 December, Latvia is introducing mandatory weekly COVID testing of employees who come into contact with other people during their work, the Estonian national broadcasting Rus.err reports.
A bus that had an accident in Bulgaria, in which 46 people died, left Istanbul the day before. The details of the accident are reported by RIA Novosti, citing local media outlets.
The opium harvest in Afghanistan increased by eight per cent in 2021 compared to last year, to 6,800 tons, which could lead to markets around the globe being flooded with around 320 tons of pure heroin trafficked from the country, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said.