Having already been detected in parts of Europe having previously been in Botswana. The perceived to be vaccine-resistant variant has so many mutations that they’re calling in a constellation of such. According to the World Health Organisation, the variant is formally known as the omicron variant and is dominant mostly right now in Africa.
At least one case has been found in Belgium in a woman who has no connection to the continent. As a road of caution, the Americans are reportedly triggering flight bans from at least 8 African countries amid fears it will spread and spread fast. With so many mutations present and spike proteins — officials and researchers understand this variant to likely be far more powerful than the last.
As we move forward, we will continue to be guided by what the science and my medical team advises,” Biden vowed. The restrictions will not apply to U.S citizens or lawful residents, however, to enter America beginning Monday either side of the aisle must present a negative test.