The World Health Organization announced the available evidence that the Omicron strain spreads faster than other variants. At the same time, it can infect vaccinated and recovered from COVID.
“At this time, there is strong confirmation that Omicron; spreads much faster than Delta, and it is more likely that people who are vaccinated or who have recovered can become infected again, '' said World Health Organization Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus, reports Reuters.
Previously, head of the European Agency The Medicines Agency (EMA) said the coronavirus vaccines in use today are less effective against the Omicron strain.
The WHO has already warned that the new strain poses a very high global risk. As of today, this variant has been found in almost 90 countries around the world.