A cold front associated with a potent storm set to dump snow across portions of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes and portions of Canada, will stretch south and dig into the southern tier of the U.S. early this week:
ICYMI [VIDEO]:The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has appealed for people to avoid indoor gatherings due to the high transmissibility of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant.
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JUST IN: Omicron COVID variant was in Europe before South African scientists detected and flagged it to the world
Omicron is not a 'South African variant', it's a variant that was spotted & reported by brilliant South African scientists so fast the world has a chance to get on top of it. Could have originated anywhere.
Italy has banned weddings and funerals for 16 million people. Japan has closed schools for a month. France and Iraq have banned public gatherings. The U.N. has canceled all physical meetings to address climate change. Americans are uncertain what to do about Coachella.