The virologist predicted the dominant strain until the end of the pandemic: Society: Russia: Lenta.ru
Alexey Agranovsky, professor of the Department of Virology, Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University, in an interview with URA.RU predictedwhich strain of coronavirus will dominate until the end of the pandemic.
In his opinion, the COVID-19 delta strain may remain dominant in Russia until the end of the pandemic. “Problems of the virologist, noting that transport remains the main area of distribution in megacities.
At the same time, the director of the Scientific Information Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Viral Infections, infectious disease doctor, immunologist Georgy Vikulov, in an interview with the publication, expressed the opinion that the “delta” strain has a chance to remain dominant in Russia until the end of the pandemic. “He is dominant and, most likely, will remain so. There are no grounds yet that there will be some new dominant strain, ”the expert concluded.
Previously, Ph.D., expert in public treatment Nikolai Kryuch immunologist, safety, protection against fatal complications of infection. According to Kryuchkov, the likelihood of getting infected, given the current incidence and spread of the “delta” strain, is quite high.