January 28, 2022

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The World Health Organization advises against travel by the elderly and people with comorbidities

The World Health Organization advises against travel by the elderly and people with comorbidities

World Health Organization (WHO) Today I advised that the elderly over the age of 60 and people with Comorbidities halt travel plans in the face of uncertainties caused by the emergence of Omicron, A new type of covid-19 virus that is spreading in many countries. According to the agency, the travel ban does not prevent the spread of the new strain, but doubts about this alternative could pose a risk to people with poor health.

“People who are sick or at risk of developing severe illness from covid-19 and dying, including people 60 years of age or older or people with comorbidities (such as heart disease, cancer, diabetic), they should be advised to postpone the trip,” according to the WHO statement.

About 60 countries have already implemented travel restrictions in order to prevent a possible import of the new variant, according to the World Health Organization.

Albert Einstein Hospital confirmed two cases of the new type Corona Virus, in Brazil, this Tuesday. You are The confirmed cases are from a Brazilian couple. The man landed in Guarulhos on November 23. Before traveling, he had a negative RT-PCR test. He took the exam again on November 25, to return to the African country, this time with his wife. Both were positive.

The World Health Organization said yesterday omicron poses a high risk for all countries He warned of the possibility of mutations in Covid-19 in the future. In the agency’s assessment, the variant contains mutations that may allow the virus to escape the immune response to the vaccine and become more transmissible.

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