Over-60s, vulnerable should postpone travel due to Omicron: WHO

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The WHO said Tuesday that while blanket travel bans would not stop the spread of the Omicron variant, COVID-vulnerable people, including the over-60s, should postpone plans to travel abroad.

Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant of concern which the World Health Organization says poses a “very high” risk globally, has prompted many countries to shut their borders.

“Blanket travel bans will not prevent the international spread, and they place a heavy burden on lives and livelihoods,” the WHO said in a travel advice statement on…

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