First cases of COVID-19 variant of South Africa found in Arizona

PHOENIX – The first case of the South African Covid-19 variant has been found in Arizona, the Arizona Department of Health Services says. ADHSA made the announcement on Friday in conjunction with the Maricopa County Health Department of Health and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGIN). The group says variant …

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Train crash kills at least 32 in southern Egypt

TAHTA, Egypt (AP) – Two trains crashed in southern Egypt on Friday, killing at least 32 people and injuring 165, officials said, citing a series of fatal accidents on the country’s troubled railways. Someone apparently activated the emergency brakes in the passenger train, and it was later overturned by another …

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