Interested in clues how the Omicron Covid variant managed to enter the USA, but not Asia?

The Chicago Tribune articles today report that the public-school teacher union voted to close Chicago Schools again because the teacher’s belief that the omicron variant poses an managemental way to control the rapid spread.

The Purpose of This Post

Is to relate an ancient proverb about management for interested readers in timetable clues to the conundrum.

King Solomon

The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. (Proverb 22:3)

Clues and Sources

CDC Timetable COVID-19 Variant Proportions Chart indicated the weekly proportion of variants in new U.S. cases estimated by the CDC indicates Omicron,

 MSN – Omicron is prompting new rules for international travel to the U.S. Here’s what you need to know


“Three weeks (November 8, 2021) after lifting a blanket pandemic travel ban on more than 30 countries, the Biden administration on Nov. 29 banned visitors from South Africa, Lesotho, Eswatini, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Asia – December 29

Asia keeps omicron at bay, but a surge may be inevitable


“Strict quarantine rules for arrivals and widespread mask wearing have helped slow the spread of the highly contagious variant in Asia.”

In My Opinion

After reading the clues in the above articles, whoever made the management decision to lift the airlines restrctions for the USA but did not in Asia, was not prudent.

You Decide

Should the mass media and voters take note of the above timetables to measure USA management skills record on Omicron? Sadly, the prudent folly timing decision to lift airline travel restrictions, just before the holiday season in the USA, one of the times in the year when people and families gather?

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