Virologist Netesov: sore throat and nasal discharge may be symptoms of the omicron Netesov named the main symptoms of the omicron strain of coronavirus. His words are quoted by “Komsomolskaya Pravda.” may be symptoms of the new omicron strain.
The Russian virologist noted that information about the South African strain is still contradictory. The infection is milder, but there are cases of infection of vaccinated people. Netesov believes that the vaccine works against the omicron strain, it remains to be seen how effective it is.
Earlier, virologist Alexander Butenko said that the new omicron coronavirus strain could contribute to the formation of herd immunity in Russia. According to him, the virus can mutate into a variant that is safe for humans. The virologist gave an example of a live vaccine for yellow fever. It was developed many decades ago from an active and very dangerous virus that causes hemorrhagic fever.