Australian-American cybersecurity firm Internet 2.0 has revealed that China’s Hubei Province, which was the initial epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, had procured significant amounts of PCR, testing equipment for months before Beijing informed international authorities of the emergence of the new virus. .
In recognition of their contributions to the modeling of the Earth’s climate, to the measurement of variability and to the precise anticipation of global warming, the Japanese Syukuro Manabe, the German Klaus Hasselmann and the Italian Giorgio Parisi received this year the prestigious physic’s Nobel price.
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