Covid news live: WHO advises vulnerable against travel over Omicron, Greece to fine those over 60 who refuse vaccine

The World Health Organization has advised Covid-vulnerable people to postpone plans to travel abroad; Greece imposes €100 monthly fines on unvaccinated over-60s

Omicron Covid variant ‘present in Europe at least 10 days ago’Brazil and Japan join growing list of countries to report Omricon casesModerna boss predicts current jabs may be less effective against OmicronGermany’s chancellor-to-be Olaf Scholz ‘backs mandatory Covid jabs’See all our coronavirus coverage here

The World Health Organization has issued a new travel warning to those thinking about heading abroad this holiday season.

Covid-vulnerable people, including the over-60s, should postpone plans to travel, the WHO said in a statement on Tuesday as more than 50 countries rush to implement travel measures aimed at delaying the spread of the new Omicron variant.

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