Florida has continued its morbid streak of breaking coronavirus records — reporting 9,585 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, the state’s Department of Health confirmed. Saturday’s tally surpassed Friday’s record-breaking 8,942 cases and brings the Sunshine State’s total of confirmed cases to 132,525, according to the Miami Herald.
Florida has reported nearly 40,000 new infections in just over a week — which accounts for about a third of all cases since the pandemic began, the newspaper reported.
Source: Florida sets daily record with 9,585 new COVID-19 cases
The ancestral protein gave rise to various descendants, one of which is the RaTG13. Since this was around in 2013, the researchers conclude that the ancestral strain existed as early as that year, at least. In other words, the N0-N1 branch has been evolving for at least 7 years.
Source: SARS-CoV-2 has been evolving for at least 7 years
The owner of a US racetrack lands in trouble for advertising “Bubba Rope” days after the discovery of a noose in the garage stall of black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace.
As the recent outbreak in Germany shows, meat processing facilities offer perfect conditions for the transmission of coronaviruses, with cool temperatures and people cramped in close quarters. Additional changes are needed to protect workers – and theoretically even consumers.
Source: Coronavirus Heaven: Why Meatpacking Plants Are Superspreaders – DER SPIEGEL
Center for Strategic and International Studies analysis of domestic terrorist incidents found majority have come from far right
Violence by far-right groups and individuals has emerged as one of the most dangerous terrorist threats faced by US law enforcement and triggered a wave of warnings and arrests of people associated with those extremist movements.
The most recent in-depth analysis of far-right terrorism comes from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).