Akif Gurbanov: "Omicron strain is more contagious than the Delta strain"

Akif Gurbanov: "Omicron strain is more contagious than the Delta strain"
# 29 November 2021 14:23 (UTC +04:00)

"We have also said earlier that coronavirus is mutation-prone viruses. We already witness numerous mutations during the pandemic," Deputy Director of Scientific-Research Prevention Institute on scientific works Akif Gurbanov told APA.

A. Gurbanov noted that the latest mutant strain - Omicron has been named with the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet: "Main feature of the strain is an increase in contagiousness ability again in comparison with the previous mutant strains. It is even more contagious than Delta strain."

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