Covid 19: Keep borders open despite Omicron variants, WHO Pleads

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The World Health Organization has encouraged countries to keep their borders open, despite fears about the Omicron variant of Covid-19, as South Africa denounces global travel restrictions that it has called “unjustified.”

Avoiding shutting down borders, the WHO said, will prevent a “heavy burden on lives and livelihoods.”

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If restrictions are put in place, the organization warned, they should not be “unnecessarily invasive or intrusive.”

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Despite the plead by WHO , US Presidents Joe Biden announced on Twitter that he is closing borders on Southern Africa.

Omicron is not a ‘South African variant’, it’s a variant that was spotted & reported by brilliant South African scientists so fast the world has a chance to get on top of it. Could have originated anywhere.


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