The National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan is set to release a new banknote featuring First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev. The release is dated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence which will be celebrated on 16 December 2021, Kazinform has learnt from the bank’s press service.
On 1 December 2021, ROSATOM, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), and EDF (France) signed a joint declaration of intent to develop their long-term R&D collaboration in the field of civil nuclear power.
Today, at a meeting of the Government, First Vice Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan Marat Shoranov announced measures to prevent the import and spread of the new Omicron coronavirus strain (B.1.1.529) in Kazakhstan. This was reported by the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan.
A new report by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) that examined the lifecycle carbon produced by all technologies suggests that nuclear power generates less carbon dioxide emissions over its lifecycle than any other electricity source, the Energy Industry Review reported.
The World Health Organization called the likelihood of further spread of the omicron COVID-19 strain high at the global level. The WHO added that the overall risks associated with the emergence of a new variant of the virus are assessed as very high.
Parliamentary elections started in Kyrgyzstan. Polling stations opened in the country today at 8:00 am. One of the first to vote were President Sadyr Japarov and his wife.
It is not worth comparing the dangers of a new strain of the omicron coronavirus and Ebola in terms of the degree of danger. They affect the body to varying degrees. Moreover, cases of contactless transmission of the virus may indicate its high ability to spread. Professor of the School of Systems Biology at George Mason University, Doctor of Biological Sciences Ancha Baranova spoke about this in an interview with TASS.
Russian singer and composer Alexander Gradsky died.
The World Health Organization (WHO) named a new strain of coronavirus B.1.1.529 in accordance with the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet - "Omicron".