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Many countries around the world are snapping shut their doors to countries in Africa following the new Omicron strain of COVID 19.

Melbourne residents are dreading any prospect of another lockdown, but experts now have revised their thinking on this approach, and we talk to Professor Mary-Louise McLaws to find out the best way to handle this version of COVID and as well as ordinary Melbourne locals to find out how they feel if a new variant were to affect them.

Produced By: Evan Wallace

Featured In Story: Professor Mary-Louise McLaws, Professor of Epidemiology Healthcare Infection and Infectious Diseases Control

First aired on The Wire, Monday 29 November 2021