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Ómicron: what measures are being taken in Latin America in the face of the possible arrival of the variant

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Countries like Brazil, Ecuador and Paraguay have imposed travel restrictions on people coming from some African nations.

The appearance of the omicron variant of the virus that produces covid-19 has caused an international stir.

Especially after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared this variant “high risk of contagion”.

Several countries in Europe reported cases and governments such as the United Kingdom and Israel, among others, imposed restrictions on flights from certain countries in southern Africa, where it was reported. the discovery of the new variant week pass.

In Latin America until Tuesday, no positives of the new strain had been reported. However, Mexican specialists indicated that it was “a matter of days” until the first cases appear.

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