SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 17 January 2022, Monday |

Al-Bizri: Omicron mutant is highly contagious and transmissible

The head of the National Committee for the Corona Vaccine, Abdel Rahman Al-Bizri, indicated that “the high number of cases has several explanations and reasons,” explaining that “we are in the winter season, that is, most gatherings are in closed places, and the vaccination rate is low, in addition to the Absence of preventive measures.

He pointed out, in a television interview, that “the “Omicron” mutator, according to preliminary studies, is highly contagious and transmissible,” stressing that “there is no information about the impact of the infection, and so far those who have been infected have had mild symptoms.”