Omicron, self test: with a swab taken from the nose, the response "negative", and from the throat – "positive"

The experts point out that it is very likely that someone will do a nasal test and it will come out negative. And then, having passed a swab from the larynx, he will receive a positive answer. What is the reason for this? While the Omicron variant is now prevalent around the world, more and […]

Expert: Omicron "curb" not earlier than mid-February

According to Matina Pagoni, President of the Association of Doctors of Hospitals of Athens and Piraeus, the “explosive mixture” of Delta and Omicron strains, which darkened the New Year holidays, is still developing. According to the EINAP President, we will be at the peak of the Omicron mutation around January 15th, and the situation is […]

Omicron: Expert Uncertainty with Pathogenicity Assessment

The Sage Scientific Advisory Group estimates that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus should be about 90% less pathogenic than the Delta strain. However, not all so simple. The protection against Omicron has been found to weaken after 10 weeks. Epidemiologists, based on two new British studies, found that people infected with Omicron are 40-70% […]

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