Laura Laplaud 8:30 am, November 30, 2021

The appearance of the Omicron variant in the world is a game-changer in the health crisis. Guest of Sonia Mabrouk on Europe Matin Tuesday, the government spokesman, Gabriel Attal, assures that the government is doing everything to curb this fifth epidemic wave and that at this stage, "there are no plans to close the borders ".

As the new Omicron variant gradually spreads in several countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) is worried about a "very high risk".

If the scientific knowledge concerning the dangerousness of Omicron is for the moment incomplete, the spokesman of the government Gabriel Attal assures him: "It is not planned to close the borders".

The executive is betting above all on the suspension of flights from southern Africa.

"We took this precautionary measure to suspend all flights where this variant circulates, some countries have not taken this decision," he said at the microphone of Sonia Mabrouk in Europe Matin.

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