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World takes action as new variant emerges in southern Africa

1 month ago   |   By Politico

BRUSSELS - A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday, and stocks plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmissible Covid-19 variant.
“The last thing we need is to bring in a new variant that will cause even more problems,” said German Health Minister Jens Spahn, amid a massive spike in cases in the 27-nation European Union, which is recommending a ban on flights from southern African nations.
Within a few days of the discovery of the new variant, it has already impacted on a jittery world that is sensitive to bad...
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World takes action as new COVID-19 variant emerges in southern Africa

World takes action as new COVID-19 variant emerges in southern Africa

1 month ago   |   By ABC

A slew of nations have moved to stop air travel from southern Africa, and stocks have plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmissible COVID-19 variant.
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