African Travel Ban: Restoring Equity During a Ravaging Pandemic.

Omicron or B.1.1.529, the new COVID 19 variant was “first reported to WHO from South Africa on 24 November 2021.” Omicron was immediately referenced by the WHO Technical Advisory Group on SARS COV 2 Virus Evolution (TAG VE) as a Variant of Concern. According to WHO, “the variant has a large number of mutations, some of which are concerning.” WHO went further “preliminary evidence suggests an increased risk of reinfection