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South African scientists were quick to detect and report the strain, but it's been detected in 3 other nations. Full analysis will take weeks, but some countries are already banning flights. ...
The World Health Organization is holding a meeting Friday to discuss the dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases in South Africa that has been blamed on a new variant of the virus. ...
As travel bans begin to set into place in response to the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, Katy Tur speaks with MSNBC medical contributor Dr. Vin Gupta and Host of NPR's "Full Disclosure," Robin Farzad about what to expect from the response to the variant. ...
World Health Organization officials will meet Friday to address concerns over a new coronavirus variant that is on the rise in South Africa. ...

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