CDC issues travel warning for eight African countries
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department updated advisories against travel to eight southern African countries. With heightened concerns over the spread of new variant Omicron, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Lesotho, Eswatini and Botswana were reclassified by the CDC to the ‘Level Four: Very High’ tier.
The State Department issued separate ‘Do Not Travel’ advisories. So far there have been no confirmed cases of the variant in the US.
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