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Global financial markets slump amid concerns that the variant could lead to more travel restrictions and lockdowns. ...
For investors, there is nothing like reports of a new Covid-19 variant over Thanksgiving to put things in perspective. ...
On Monday, the United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries to curb the spread of a new Covid-19 variant, dubbed “Omicron” by the World Health Organization. But is restricting travel the right move? Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, an NBC Medical Contributor and infectious diseases physician, joined MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin, to discuss what steps the U.S., and other countries, should be taking to increase the global vaccination effort and stop new variants in their tracks. ...
New restrictions were being slapped on travel as the world scurried Saturday to contain the new omicron variant of the coronavirus. ...

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