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Scientists warn border bans too late to stop Omicron spread, hold back studies

ANI News | 03/12/2021 09:55 PM | Click to read full article

Scientists have warned that new travel restrictions are ineffective against the Omicron coronavirus strain and risk slowing down studies of the variant.

At the same time, introducing selective travel bans for countries with confirmed Omicron cases may act as a deterrent for future reporting and data sharing, the scientists noted.