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WHO criticises travel bans on South African countries over new Covid variant scare

LiveMint | 29/11/2021 10:19 AM | Click to read full article

The World Health Organisation on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new omicron variant.

WHO's regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, called on countries to follow science and international health regulations in order to avoid using travel restrictions.

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