Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Sujan Gogu, South Africa discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


A surprise Prime minister Scott Morrison's telling Australians not to panic We'll get through this just like we've got through every single other one The two returning citizens to Australia who were in Southern Africa and have now tested positive for the amaron variant were asymptomatic Both were fully vaccinated travel bans put into effect following South Africa's discovery of the variant are a double edged sword Says doctor sujan gogu The South African government was very transparent and their scientists have been forthcoming in providing data And I think that's so important that we start viewing this pandemic and try to solve it in a global fashion I fear that putting travel bands like this it really desensitizes other countries when they do see a variant of concern that they really try not to let other people know because they'll see well South Africa got travel bans and something like that hurts a country like them U.S. travel bans from several southern African nations will kick in tomorrow COVID infections have forced a pro hockey team to postpone its games details from CBS's Tom 40 The New York islanders next two NHL games today on Tuesday are postponed because they have so many players out due to COVID protocols general manager Lula Morello We will certainly be tested each and every one of the next three days And I'm sure there will be a conclusion after that Residents in Washington state are preparing for possible flooding as atmospheric rivers once again threatened parts of the northwest We are going to be seeing these rising rivers That is why there is a flood watching effect all the way through Monday for most parts of western Washington.

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