Activists call for a major protest on Monday to mourn the dead. They dub it 22222 based on the date, Feb. 22. The number is an allusion to 8888 — Aug. 8, 1988 — the date a six-week mass pro-democracy uprising kicked off nearly 33 years ago.#Myanmar #MyanmarMilitaryCoup #Asia
Magufuli has repeatedly claimed that Tanzania, a country of some 60 million people, defeated COVID-19 with God’s help. The government has not updated its number of coronavirus cases since April, and the health ministry has promoted unproven herbal remedies. Magufuli has questioned COVID-19 vaccines without offering evidence.#Tanzania #COVID19 #Politics #religion
“We are still at about 100,000 cases a day. We are still at around 1,500 to 3,500 deaths per day. The cases are more 2½-fold times what we saw over the summer,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Sunday on NBC News’ “Meet the Press.”#USA #COVID19 #health
“We’re just scratching the surface,” said Kalogera. “The sample is still too small to give us a robust answer, but when we have 100 or 200 of these [mergers], then I think we’ll have clear answers.
“We’re not that far away.”#Science #BlackHoles #TheUniverse