The US has repeatedly criticised China as not being forthcoming on the origins of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
The US has repeatedly criticised China as not being forthcoming on the origins of the coronavirus. Photo: AP

Omicron variant: in slap at China, US praises South Africa’s detection of new Covid strain

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken says South Africa’s transparency in sharing information about Omicron variant should serve as model for the world
  • US has repeatedly criticised China as not being forthcoming on the origins of the coronavirus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The US has repeatedly criticised China as not being forthcoming on the origins of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
The US has repeatedly criticised China as not being forthcoming on the origins of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
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