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The Informer: Australia closes border to southern Africa as WHO declares another COVID variant of concern

Miriam Webber
By Miriam Webber
November 27 2021 - 8:00am

Australia has closed its border to nine southern African countries, as countries around the world react to a new coronavirus variant, named Omicron, emerging in South Africa.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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