US News: Coronavirus: Facing the new Variant, the European Commission plans to block flights with southern Africa

France suspends its flights from Southern Africa

 France suspends its flights from Southern Africa to the threat of the new variant of CVIV-19 found in South Africa, France has made the decision to suspend its flights from Southern Africa. The European Commission proposed this Friday, November 26 to suspend flights from Southern Africa to stop the propagation of the new Variant of CVIV-19 discovered in South Africa.

Health-Coronavirus-EU-Variant: Coronavirus: Faced with the new Variant, the European Commission plans to block flights with the flight South Africa

CORONAVIRUS : FACE AU NOUVEAU VARIANT, LA COMMISSION EUROPÉENNE ENVISAGE DE BLOQUER LES VOLS AVEC LE SUD DE L'AFRIQUE © Reuters / Siphiwe Sibeko Coronavirus: Facing the new Variant, the European Commission plans to block flights with southern Africa

Brussels (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose to activate a procedure urgently to block aerial bonds with the southern region of Africa because of the concerns about Variant B.1.1,529 of the coronavirus SARS-COV-2 detected in South Africa, the President of the President European executive, Ursula von der Leyen.

Flight suspension with Morocco: What Air France, Royal Air Maroc or Transavia

 Flight suspension with Morocco: What Air France, Royal Air Maroc or Transavia © Stephane de Sakutin / AFP in the Moroccan sense, all Transavia flights are maintained at least until December 2, 2021. This is not a closing of the borders, but it looks like it. The Moroccan authorities announced this Thursday, November 25 the suspension of the air and maritime links between the France and the Morocco . Including Implement this Friday, November 26, this measure was postponed a few hours later to Sunday, November 28 at 23:59 to facilitate returns.

"The Europendenna Commission will propose, in close coordination with the Member States, to activate the emergency procedure to suspend air routes with the southern region of Africa, because of the variant of concern B.1.1.1.529", Note Ursula von der Leyen on Twitter.

The French Government spokesperson, Gabriel Attal, said Friday on BFMTV and RMC that the French authorities were still in the data analysis of this new variant.

This variant presents a series of "very unusual" mutations which constitute a source of concern because they could allow it to escape the immune response of the organization and make it more transmissible, according to South African scientists.

(Sabine Report Siebold, French version Myriam Rivet, edited by Blandine Hénault)

Omicron variant: 2,000 people in quarantine after two cases in a Swiss school .
According to the Swiss authorities, "This is the first measure of this magnitude" since the proven presence of Omicron, but still reduced to a handle case, in the country this week. © Provided by FranceInfo Drastic measurement in Geneva (Switzerland). Some 2,000 people, of which 1,600 children were placed in quarantine after the discovery of two cases of the variant OMICRON on one of the very famous Geneva International School, announced the Swiss health authorities Thursday, December 2.

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