In his opinion, currently existing vaccines can cope with the new type of coronavirus. The scientist said that in the fight against the omicron strain, new measures may not be needed.
Voznesensky clarified that colleagues from South Africa have not yet talked about cases of severe manifestation of the omicron strain of coronavirus.
Prior to that, it became known that the new omicron coronavirus strain could help the formation of herd immunity in Russia. As the researchers clarified, the emergence of new strains of coronavirus can lead to positive effects, for example, a decrease in infectiousness.