All over-60s asked to put off travel plans due to Omicron Covid variant worries


The World Health Organisation has issued a statement advising all those who are at risk, including the over-60s, to delay travel plans after the Omicron variant’s emergence.

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All over-60s have been advised by the World Health Organisation not to travel immediately because of the Omicron variant.

WHO advised that anyone at high risk for severe Covid symptoms should avoid travel.

In the wake of this new variant, which was described as the most worrying by concerned experts, people around the globe received new advice.

The organization also advised countries to keep calm and not panic. “rational”Anti-fast-spreading mutation.

They warned that blanket travel bans won’t stop the spread of the variant, despite calls for total close border control.

“Persons who are unwell or at risk of developing severe Covid-19 disease and dying, including people 60 years of age or older or those with co-morbidities (e.g. heart disease, cancer and diabetes), should be advised to postpone travel,”In a statement on travel advice, the WHO stated.

The UK joined other countries to impose a travel ban against South Africa.

They added that a global travel ban would not stop the spread of the variant.

The statement went on: “Blanket travel bans will not prevent the international spread, and they place a heavy burden on lives and livelihoods.

“In addition, they can adversely impact global health efforts during a pandemic by disincentivizing countries to report and share epidemiological and sequencing data.”

All countries should apply “an evidence-informed and risk-based approach”They state that any travel precautions related to Omicron variant coronavirus should be taken with them.

This includes possible screening and quarantine for international passengers.

It came as Boris Johnson, Prime Minster of Boris Johnson, advised Brits to not cancel Christmas plans. He also stressed that there was no immediate lockdown threat.

He stressed that they want to take a “balanced and proportionate”Omicron is now accepting confirmed cases from the UK.

There are 13 in England, and nine in London.

400 military personnel were brought in to assist – and there are more vaccine centres. “pop up like Christmas trees”.

The PM stated the goal to offer everyone over 18 a booster injection by January 31,