US President Biden: the omicron strain is cause for concern, but not for panic
US President Joe Biden during a press conference stated that the new omicron strain of coronavirus infection is cause for concern, but not cause for panic. The broadcast was conducted on the White House website.
The American leader noted that as soon as the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the omicron strain as a new threat, he banned entry to the United States from eight African countries, including South Africa … According to him, this allowed to buy time to take measures to protect against the new strain of COVID-19.
“We will fight this option using scientific and competent methods without any chaos and confusion,” he said. politician.
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.