France suspends air travel with Brazil over virus variant fears

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The French government has halted passenger flights to and from Brazil in a move to contain the spread of a highly contagious variant of the coronavirus, believed to partly accountable for the South American country's spike in deaths from Covid-19,  which has already been found in France.

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France has suspended all flights to and from Brazil to curb the spread of a new Covid-19 variant found in the South American country said Prime Minister Jean Castex, reports FRANCE 24.