Omicron variant, WHO appeal: “Keep the borders open. We need a scientific basis to close them.

Omicron variant, WHO appeal: "Keep the borders open. We need a scientific basis to close them.

The script has already begun. A new variant, the fear of a surge of infections, the boundaries that begin to close. Canada has confirmed its first two cases Variation Omicron, They are in the Netherlands Good results 13 passengers And Italy owns Patient zero, Before attesting as positive it moved to three different areas. Italy has already taken the first steps. From November 27 I Prohibited Access and transportation to the national territory of the persons entering The previous 14 days “They have lived or passed through South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and Ishwatini.” A block where only Italian citizens living in Italy are protected with their family on the condition that “they show no signs of Kovid-19”. Similar measures have been taken in other countries UK.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has begun to worry about the closure to African states, which said in a statement that it would follow scientific guidelines without imposing a travel ban. In fact, the risk is that human channels to these countries will also be blocked: ÔÇťAdopting bids for trips to Africa, along with the omiciron variant that has now emerged in various parts of the world, is leading to undermining global solidarity. Travel restrictions may play a role in reducing the prevalence of Kovid-19, but they also place a heavy burden on lives and livelihoods. Again: “If one decides to impose restrictions, they should not be excessive, invasive or intrusive, and should be scientifically based”.

Ricciardi: “Vaccines may protect against omicron”

Guest How is the weather today, Scientific Adviser to the Ministry of Health Walter Ricciardi He explained that existing vaccines could provide good coverage from variants: “We have good news from Israel: tests continue to determine it, and it has not passed the tests. There is a good chance that vaccines will continue to protect us.” Ricciardi explained that there would be no confirmation of the severity.

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