Many nations suspended flights from South Africa and neighbouring countries amid concerns over the new Omicron variant. Photo: Bloomberg
Many nations suspended flights from South Africa and neighbouring countries amid concerns over the new Omicron variant. Photo: Bloomberg
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Josephine Ma

Omicron shows nations need to work together, not slam their borders shut

  • There’s an urgent need to do something about inequitable access to Covid-19 vaccines
  • Wealthy countries also need to take action to improve genome surveillance in poorer nations

Many nations suspended flights from South Africa and neighbouring countries amid concerns over the new Omicron variant. Photo: Bloomberg
Many nations suspended flights from South Africa and neighbouring countries amid concerns over the new Omicron variant. Photo: Bloomberg
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