Biden assesses the likelihood of a lockdown due to the omicron strain

US President Biden said he saw no need for lockdowns due to the omicron strain

US President Joe Biden said that sees the need for lockdowns and new transport restrictions due to the omicron strain of the coronavirus, which “sooner or later” will reach America. This is reported by RIA Novosti.

“If people are vaccinated and wear masks, there is no need for lockdowns,” said the American leader.

A new strain of coronavirus under the code B.1.1.529 was detected in South Africa on November 11, isolated cases were also recorded in European countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) recognized this option as dangerous and warned that the risk of infection with a new strain in survivors of COVID-19 may be higher.



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