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

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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