Omicron in 23 countries: WHO slams those who penalised SA

Omicron in 23 countries: WHO slams those who penalised SA

2021-12-02 02:26:00 AM

Omicron in 23 countries: WHO slams those who penalised SA

Travel ban also hampered research and lacked any logic, say experts

Tanya FarberSenior science reporterSouth Africa has been thanked profusely by the WHO for its sterling scientific work and transparency with regard to Omicron.Image:123RF/rawpixelThe World Health Organisation has lambasted countries across the globe for victimising SA in the wake of it revealing the new Covid-19 Omicron variant.

The variant has been found in 23 countries at the moment, the WHO said, but a backlog of cases across the globe could reveal its presence in several more.WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing on Thursday:“It is deeply concerning to me that SA and Botswana are being penalised.”

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Omicron was found in Netherlands before SA flights landed‘We have found the Omicron coronavirus variant in two test samples that were taken on November 19 and 23,’ the Dutch public health institute said

Omicron variant was detected in the Netherlands before SA flightsThe Covid-19 Omicron variant was detected in the Netherlands before two flights arrived from SA last week, Dutch health officials said on Tuesday. Akere rona ra phapha,nere batla status ka Omicron

Omicron variant was detected in the Netherlands before SA flightsThe Covid-19 Omicron variant was detected in the Netherlands before two flights arrived from SA last week, Dutch health officials said on Tuesday. Did the UK ban flights from there, they did it in a blink of an eye for South Africa. Our president must stop entertain these European countries JoeBiden there we go Sir, we been punished for alerting the world, is not about US protecting itself by restricting SA. The variant was already there, what msg are sending for future discoveries, be like China Do what is right unban SA.

Nigeria confirms first Omicron cases among travellers from SANigeria confirmed its first cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant in two travellers who arrived from SA last week, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Wednesday. Maybe the only ones they tested.

IVOR ICHIKOWITZ: Panic and prejudice instead of calm and collectedThe hysteria of the Omicron has spiralled out of control, thanks once again to Perfidious Albion