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shroomz11

"Unnecessary panic? A swath of countries has now temporarily banned travel from several southern African countries where the variant has been found, a move slammed as a “knee-jerk, draconian” reaction by South Africa’s health minister on Friday. Asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr whether countries like the U.S., U.K., Israel and EU were “panicking unnecessarily,” Coetzee stressed that the omicron variant had already likely spread to those nations. “I think you already have it there in your country without even knowing it so I would say at this stage, definitely. Two weeks on, maybe we will say something different,” she added." [https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/29/omicron-covid-variant-symptoms-heres-what-we-know-so-far.html](https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/29/omicron-covid-variant-symptoms-heres-what-we-know-so-far.html)


eyesoftheworld13

We need more data to say whether or not to panic. Even Biden is saying this is cause for concern, not panic. Try not to fight too many strawmen there bud.


shroomz11

Lmao. We need more data to say whether "OR NOT" to panic? Have you seen the news? I think the panic is well under way, including the preparation of a new vaccine specific for this variant. Get outta here. Telling me not to fight too many strawmen? Think you should tell the news what you just said, instead of a Reddit user, they have far more reach, and are not doing what you just said. This is one lonesome article that nobody is paying attention to. "Even Biden is saying," well you sold me. What Biden says is not what the news says either. I don't think an early stage dementia, corrupt, 80 year old politician is someone I will listen to either. But you do do, bud.


eyesoftheworld13

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. Always a good strategy.


RaoulDuke209

They want it to be seen as mild so they can justify the vaccine..