Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.
The Omicron travel bans imposed by various countries on Botswana have left ‘a trail of destruction’ in the southern African nation, says Dr. Sikhulile Moyo, a scientist whose team identified the B.1.1.529 variant in early November before South Africa reported it to the World Health Organization on November 24. The WHO named it Omicron on November 26 and the travel bans followed the same day.
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