Head of the Cell Proliferation Laboratory, Institute of Molecular Biology named after V.A. Engelhardt of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Pyotr Chumakov expressed the opinion that the new Omicron coronavirus strain is of artificial origin.
According to the scientist, this strain contains a set of mutations characteristic of other subvariants of covid. And the “insert of three amino acids” corresponding to a certain season of the coronavirus could not appear naturally.
Chumakov also noted that Omicron was not made so “super-weakened” by accident. “Now the British have decided to end the pandemic, because the time has come for some drastic changes in the world,” the expert emphasized.