Ramadi was the site of some of the fiercest fighting against U.S. troops during the Iraq war, then came a devastating fight with ISIS. Now, it’s emerging as one of Iraq’s most stable cities.
The cluster of cases suggested the ability of a “very virulent” coronavirus variant to evade inoculations, officials said. But none of the infections are believed to have caused serious illness or death.
They must continue to take precautions like wearing a mask in public, avoiding crowds, maintaining social distancing and washing hands frequently, federal health officials said on Friday.
The tortoises were found on Sunday wrapped in plastic inside a red suitcase that was bound for mainland Ecuador. A police officer has been taken into custody, the authorities said.
The rise is a boon for the aviation industry, but goes against the guidance of federal health experts.
The blast took place just before a plane carrying cabinet officials landed at the Aden airport.
The measures, which require British agreement, would cover air and road travel, freight and fishing for six months, to prevent immediate chaos should the transition period end without a trade pact.