Omicron is the name of the new coronavirus variant which effectively closed the borders of seven countries in Southern Africa, and wiped billions off global financial markets.
The health secretary warned that the new strain could pose a substantial risk to public health, as it has the potential to evade vaccines and spread rapidly.
Sky’s Science and Technology editor Tom Clarke reports.
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Closing arguments began on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 in the trial of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
Arbery was shot and killed on Feb. 23, 2020. Cellphone video leaked to the public shows two armed white men in a truck approaching the 25-year-old Black man as he runs down the road. One of the men, later identified as Travis McMichael, and Arbery struggle over McMichael’s shotgun before Arbery is shot and collapses.
Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael and William "Roddy" Bryan, who recorded the video, are all charged with murder in Arbery’s death.
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