Paul Burton, chief medical officer at pharmaceutical company Moderna, admitted the possibility of simultaneous infection with omicron and delta, especially for people with weak immune systems.
A specialist from an American company, as reported by RIA Novosti, spoke at the Science and Technology Committee of the UK House of Commons and noted:
“In the coming months, these two strains will coexist, and the omicron will begin to infect people against the backdrop of a very difficult situation with the delta. This can lead to situations where humans are infected with two variants, which allows these viruses to further evolve and mutate. This situation raises concerns. “
Another option is no less dangerous – the simultaneous infection with influenza and COVID-19, which carries a great threat to the body. This is warned by Vladimir Timoshilov, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Public Health and Health Care at Kursk State Medical University.
The scientist explained that such a mixture of infections can lead to a huge burden on the body and aggravate the course of the disease. Most of all, the cardiovascular system can be affected, since both viruses attack the vessels. It is also difficult to define a double infection by symptoms: a simultaneous attack of two types of viruses can only be confirmed with the help of laboratory diagnostics, the expert quotes URA.RU…