The C.D.C. tells airlines to identify passengers who had recently been in southern Africa. by BY RONI CARYN RABIN AND NIRAJ CHOKSHI

The agency said it was “issuing this directive to prevent the importation and spread of a communicable disease of public health importance,” an apparent reference to the new Omicron variant.

Published: December 1, 2021 at 07:45PM

from NYT Health