The U.K. Adds Nigeria to Travel “Red List” Amid Omicron Concerns

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The U.K. added Nigeria to their travel “red list” on Saturday and announced new Covid test requirements for all U.K.-bound travelers amid concerns about the omicron variant.

Health Secretary Sajid Javid said these are “temporary measures.”

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