Southern Africa is wary of new omicron variant

Countries bordering South Africa are bracing for cases of the new omicron variant. That includes Zimbabwe, whose border with South Africa is the busiest in the region. Host Marco Werman speaks to Godfrey Musuka who runs Columbia University’s ICAP Global Health Program in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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