South Africa’s Travel Ban Has Lifted — Here’s What It’s Like to Be There Right Now

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South Africa’s Travel Ban Has Lifted — Here’s What It’s Like to Be There Right Now

By Lily Heise for TravelAge West

On Nov. 24, 2021, South African scientists announced their discovery of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Within days, travel bans to South Africa and other Southern African countries were imposed by scores of nations (including the U.S., on Nov. 29). Criticized by the United Nations and the World Health Organization, the travel restrictions were gradually lifted by mid-December, and the U.S. followed suit on Dec. 31. Read the full article here.

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