Covid news live: Omicron variant spreads to Europe; countries rush to impose travel bans on southern Africa

Covid news live: Omicron variant spreads to Europe; countries rush to impose travel bans on southern Africa

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11/27/2021 10:20:00 AM

Covid news live: Omicron variant spreads to Europe; countries rush to impose travel bans on southern Africa

The first European case of the B.1.1.529 variant has been identified in Belgium ; the US, UK, Australia, Canada and parts of Europe impose travel bans targeting countries across southern Africa

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Ha ha ha. The Labour Party now recommends going against scientific advise together with its usual glib statement to get a grip. Not a single specific solution. No surprise there. Banning travel to a country just because they identified virus strains that started elsewhere is counterproductive. These governments are promoting secretiveness and the coverup of essential data needed to understand disease transmission. Total failure assured.

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Crazy The person in the middle is technically wearing a mask, and they're doing great! Unfortunately, none of those masks are M95 or better, so they all do virtually nothing anyway... Africa travel van but not Belgium? Seems a bit short sighted.. Masks on, USA. (of course the 3 injections ;-) nice

US to restrict travel from southern Africa over Omicron Covid variant fearsWHO names variant found in Belgium and Israel Omicron while White House adviser Fauci says no indication it is in US Anyone who thinks Omicron isn't already on U.S. soil is deluded. The news of Omicron (not so named then) broke several days ago, which has given that time for it to travel to the U.S. Ex: The NY parade festivities was the perfect place for it to spread. Now, it's a waiting game. Was Omnicron the baddie in the Transformer Movie?

Omicron Covid variant: Greg Hunt backflips as Australia shuts border to southern AfricaAustralians attempting to return home from southern Africa will be allowed into the country, but ordered into mandatory hotel quarantine nice WEF reported this EXACT same “variant”—B.1.1.529, out of South Africa—way back in July'21...shocker, what a coincidence 🤔 TheSentinelNews dannybakewellsr LaNAACPYouth Georgia_NAACP BostonNAACP1911 nhbureau naacp NAACPmpls NAACP_LDF ncnaacp DerrickNAACP BETNews tylerperry tarajiphenson violadavis kerrywashington chrisrock chrisbrown TheRock Ludacris drdre WhoopiGoldberg sunny

Covid super-mutant fears spread across EuropeRestrictions will apply to Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, European Commission spokesperson Eric Mamer said. An awesome days indeed! Finally I’m out of debt. I’m highly grateful for this wonderful recovery and help you’ve rendered to me and my family, I’m forever grateful charlesmainafx The Xi Variant The BAN doesn't matter. They all come by dingy in the sea anyway... Africa

Covid variant spreads to Europe as 5 countries now infected with super strainA NEW Covid super-strain was officially named a “variant of concern” by the WHO tonight – amid fears it has already spread to the UK. A dramatic video showed passengers banned fro… B. 1.1.529 you describe it as new, so how come the WEF were talking about it in July, stop trying to scare people.

Joe Biden restricts travel from 8 southern Africa countries amid omicron variantThe Biden administration is restricting travel from South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe, starting Monday. It’s ok he’ll forget by breakfast time

Covid super-mutant fears spread across EuropeIsrael's health ministry said the patient tested positive for the mutant strain after returning from Malawi. It has also identified two other suspected cases.