WHO: No need for a new vaccine against the omicron strain of coronavirus
The World Health Organization (WHO) sees no need for a new vaccine coronavirus against the background of the situation with the omicron strain. Reuters writes about this with reference to the organization's statement.
According to WHO, the decrease in the effectiveness of the available coronavirus vaccines against the omicron strain has not yet been proven. The organization believes that vaccines just need to be improved so that they are more effective against the new variant.
On November 28, the WHO said that people who have previously had COVID-19 may have a high probability of contracting the omicron strain. At the same time, the organization noted that information on this matter is still “limited”.