WTO warns Asia as Omicron begins to spread

WTO warns Asia as Omicron begins to spread

December 6, 2021
Luca Mazzacane
(Pavia, Italy)
Europe is facing a new, fourth wave of Coronavirus infections. On the other side of the globe, Asia prepares to face the newly-emerged Omicron variant. The World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a warning on 3 December to countries in the East, urging them to increase and optimise their health and structural capacities as much as possible. The governments of China and India appear to be the primary targets of the warning. Despite a new decline in intercontinental travel and transit due to the Omicron variant, New Delhi and Beijing remain fixed points of contact and exchange with the western world.

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