WHO: a new strain of COVID-19 omicron has not yet caused a single death Such statistics were disseminated by the Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Michael Ryan. His words are quoted by the agency Regnum.
He clarified that it will take several more weeks to study the new strain in order to finally determine the degree of its infectiousness and its ability to cause a severe course of the disease. According to him, experts intend to find answers that “everyone needs now.” -19.
Earlier, the WHO assessed the course of COVID-19 in those infected with the omicron strain. Experts concluded that those infected with the new strain carry COVID-19 in a milder form. According to scientists, this is due to the fact that the process of going through the entire cycle – from infection to complete recovery – takes longer.