Antarctic Headlines 03/05/2020

India identifies 29 coronavirus cases as global infections top 94,000
CNN, 2020-03-05
A spike in novel coronavirus in India has prompted concerns that the world’s second-most populous country could face its own outbreak of the deadly virus, which to date has infected more than 94,900 people and killed at least 3,

COVID-19 and Financial Markets
Focus Information Agency, 2020-03-05
It should be emphasized that there is a great deal about COVID-19 that even the experts don’t know. COVID-19 has spread to all continents except for Antarctica. While the disease is believed to have originated in Wuhan, China, there are already more reported cases outside China than inside China. Exhibit 1. Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases 2 …

Geography bee lets students travel the world without leaving Corona del Mar school
Los Angeles Times, 2020-03-05
No big deal.” With some tears and even more cheers, the students identified states and countries, rivers, mountains and deserts, iconic locations such as the Wailing Wall and the Louvre, ancient civilizations, sites of major Revolutionary War battles and more-obscure locations like the Ross Ice Shelf of Antarctica using oversize maps …

Extreme market volatility is here to stay
CNN, 2020-03-05
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More airlines expected to go bust as a result of coronavirus
Metro, 2020-03-05
The aviation industry is predicted to loose £87 billion from coronavirus, with more airlines expected to collapse after FlyBe.

Mark Zuckerberg pledges to stop COVID-19 misinformation on Facebook
The Star, 2020-03-05
This includes claims about false cures or prevention methods, and claims that create confusion about available health resources. The global outbreak of COVID-19 has spread to every continent except Antarctica since emerging in China late last year. “We’re focused on making sure everyone can access credible and accurate information …

California Declares State of Emergency as Cruise Ship Held Offshore for Coronavirus Testing
U.S. News & World Report, 2020-03-05
California Declares State of Emergency as Cruise Ship Held Offshore for Coronavirus Testing By E.J. Mundell and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — California declared a state of emergency Wednesday as health officials kept a cruise ship linked to the state’s first coronavirus death from docking in San Francisco.

UK airline Flybe collapses as coronavirus crisis deals the final blow
KEYT, 2020-03-05
The entire global airline industry has been tipped into crisis by the outbreak, which began in China and has now spread to every continent except Antarctica. Collapsing demand for travel has …

Mark Zuckerberg pledges to stop COVID-19 misinformation on Facebook
Toronto Star, 2020-03-05
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has spread to every continent except Antarctica since emerging in China late last year. “We’re focused on making sure everyone can access credible and accurate …

Extreme Weather Risks Rising In Texas, Warns New Report
AgriLife TODAY, 2020-03-05
Nielsen-Gammon has served as Texas state climatologist for two decades since then-Governor George W. Bush named him to the position in 2000. Because Earth’s poles hold massive amounts of ice, recent high temperatures in Antarctica are indicative of a trend of global concern and a changing Antarctic region, according to experts.

Spiders, ticks and poison ivy. Local scientists share examples of Alabama’s changing climate
Bham Now, 2020-03-05
This has happened in just 50 years.” And Alabama scientists are not just discovering a changing climate in our state. UAB’s Jim McClintock is one of the world’s most renowned polar scientists researching in Antarctica. He has seen creatures on the move from climate change, much like Alabama’s Golden Silk Spider. This past decade he has …

More airlines expected to go bust as a result of coronavirus
Metro, 2020-03-05
The disease has spread to over 80 countries and is in every continent except Antarctica, taking a toll on Trans-Atlantic companies such as Virgin which has cancelled major Chinese routes and seen …

Track the spread of COVID-19 with these charts
San Diego Union-Tribune, 2020-03-05
Cases of the novel coronavirus have spread across the globe, with cases on every continent except Antarctica and more than 15 U.S. states. Researchers at John Hopkins University have been keeping track of the epidemic,

UK airline Flybe collapses as coronavirus crisis deals the final blow
KVIA, 2020-03-05
UK airline Flybe collapsed Thursday as a slump in demand for flights because of the novel coronavirus outbreak dealt the final blow to the struggling carrier. Flybe told customers that it has …