THE WORLD IS ON ALERT! WHO ANNOUNCED NEW VARIANT OMICRON

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BREAKING NEWS: THE WORLD IS ON ALERT! WHO ANNOUNCED THE NAME OF THE NEW VARIANT

According to the latest news; the World Health Organization (WHO), the first to be detected in South Africa and by classifying the new mutation of the corona virus (Covid-19), also called 1.1.529, as a “Concern Mutation (VOC)”, has determined the new name of the mutation to be “Omicron”.

According to a written statement by the World Health Organization (WHO), B.he touched upon the details of the meeting held to evaluate the new mutation of the corona virus (Covid-19), designated as 1.1.529. WHO, announced that he had changed the name of his new mutation, which was named 1.1.529, and given it the name “Omicron”.

“This mutation has a large number of mutations, some of which are alarming,” the WHO said in a statement that this mutation is more contagious. “The findings suggest that the new mutation carries a higher risk of transmission,” they said.

Noting that the number of cases carrying the Omicron mutation is steadily increasing in South Africa, the WHO noted that it has classified its new mutation as a “Mutation of Concern (VOC)”.

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RESTRICTIONS HAVE COME ON NOVEMBER 2021

  • Detected in the European Union (EU), South Africa, and B.1.1.529 has suspended trips to South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe due to the new Covid-19 mutation, which has been named.
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  • Slovenia, the current president of the European Union (EU), said on social media that the 27 EU countries had “agreed to activate the emergency restriction, impose temporary restrictions on all travel from South Africa to the EU, conduct tests on all incoming passengers and implement quarantine.” European Union (EU) Commission Chief Spokesman confirmed on his social media account that EU member states have decided to impose restrictions on travel to Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, stressing that it is important to conduct tests, quarantines and contact tracing for passengers arriving in EU countries from these countries.
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  • France, Russia, Italy, Malta and the UK has suspended trips to African countries, a statement by the Prime Minister of France, South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Esvatini of flights to and from France, where it is suspended for a period of at least 48 hours is given by the expression (travelers from these countries in the last 14 days) and take notice of Covid-19 and was asked to undergo a test.
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  • Russia human health and consumer protection service (Rospotrebnadzor) a statement by November 28th, from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Madagascar, the Esvat, Tanzania, and the trips stopped transferred from Hong Kong to Russia.
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  • Over the past 14 days, Italy’s Health Minister announced that he had signed a decree banning the entry into Italy of those who have been in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and Eswatini.
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  • Maltese Health Minister said on his social media account that travel from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini and Zimbabwe to Malta and from Malta to these countries will be temporarily stopped from midnight tomorrow.
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  • British Health Minister announced in a statement that 6 African countries have been placed on the red travel list, Covid-19 is the B.Sunday November 28, at 04:00, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Eswatini will be subject to red list rules due to the 1.1.529 mutation, he said.
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  • European Commission President had earlier proposed imposing travel restrictions on EU member states to the South African region, saying that “all air travel to these countries should be suspended until we have clearer information about the danger posed by this new mutation.”
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  • On the other hand, B, detected in South Africa.it is estimated that the mutation named 1.1.529 is more contagious than the Delta variant of Covid-19 and may show resistance to treatments. While it is a big concern that the mutation could spread in Europe if the mutation is detected in a person in Belgium, the mutation is also known to have been seen in Hong Kong, Israel, South Africa and Botswana so far.

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THE DECISION FROM THE USA AND CANADA

  • The United States and Canada have decided to impose travel restrictions on many African countries due to the new Covid-19 mutation detected in South Africa and called “Omicron.”
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  • Many countries continue to impose travel restrictions on many African countries due to the new Covid-19 mutation detected in South Africa and called “Omicron”. In a written statement made by the White House, U.S. President Joe Biden administration Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday on a recommendation from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Esvat in Mozambique and Malawi reported that travel restrictions from and decided to.
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  • It was stated that US citizens and those with a US residence permit are exempt from this restriction and must submit a negative Covid-19 test before traveling.
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  • In a statement, Canadian Health Minister said that Covid-19 has suspended travel to South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Mozambique in order to prevent the spread of the Omicron mutation, stated that passengers who have been in these 7 countries within the last 14 days are prohibited from entering Canada.
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  • Statement that Canadian citizens who will return to Canada from these countries and those with a residence permit in Canada are exempt from the travel ban, explained that these people must submit a Covid-19 test with a negative result upon arrival in Canada and apply for a quarantine for 14 days after entering the country.
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  • World on alert WHO announces name of new variant. So far, no cases of Omicron have been detected in Canada, it said.

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PEGASUS THE TURKISH AIRLINES HALTS FLIGHTS TO MOROCCO FOR 14 DAYS

Morocco flights from Turkey has been suspended to passenger flights for 14 days in an attempt to block their entry into the country due to Omicron, the variant of the new type of coronavirus. After that, Pegasus decided to stop its flights to this country.

The airline, which made a statement on the issue at its official twitter address, said: “In accordance with the decision taken by the official authorities; As of November 30, 2021, our flights to Morocco have been mutually stopped for 14 days. Our next flight will take place on December 13, 2021,” he said.

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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.

Awards:

Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.

Certificates:

Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

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American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.

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