The Russian government has successfully begun to implement a plan for additional measures to combat the omicron strain. It was announced officially site cabinet.
“The government is starting to implement an additional plan to combat the spread of the new strain of coronavirus “omicron” in Russia and prepare the healthcare system to help those with COVID-19,” the publication says.
It is specified that the January 18 document includes an expanded adoption of the Coordinating Council to Combat the Spread of COVID-19. The heads of the regions, on behalf of Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, must fulfill the plan and take the work under personal control.
Earlier, the chief infectious disease specialist of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency of Russia, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Vladimir Nikiforov gave a forecast for the end of the pandemic. According to observations, the appearance of the omicron strain may be a sign of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On January 21, it was reported that the secretary general of the organization discovered António Guterres warned of the possibility of detecting a strain of COVID-19 more dangerous than a micron. He noted that since the current rate of vaccination of the highest level of herd immunity to coronavirus is only in 2024, the likelihood of finding new variants of the infection has been found.