Dr Leong Hoe Nam is a Singaporean infectious disease specialist who claims the Omicron variant has the potential to treat many diseases. “dominate and overwhelm”The world in just “three to six months”
The Omicron version will be “dominate and overwhelm”An infectious diseases specialist claims that the world will be affected in the months ahead of a vaccine being developed.
Based in Singapore Dr Leong Hoe Nam believes that the new Covid version will overtake in three to six weeks and will need vaccines rapidly developed to deal with it. Silver Screen Beat.
Due to the delay in vaccine testing and manufacturing, the doctor stated that it would be impossible to stop the virus from dominating the world within this timeframe.
Dr Hoe Nam said that it is unrealistic to imagine that a vaccine can be created before the event.
“Frankly, Omicron will dominate and overwhelm the whole world in three to six months,”He told CNBC.
“We won’t be able to rush out the vaccines in time and by the time the vaccines come, practically everyone will be infected omicron given this highly infectious and transmissibility.”
Moderna CEO Stephane Bangle said that while the vaccine is being developed and shipped, it will likely take months.
Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer, said that shots can be made in as little as 100 days.
The UK government is encouraging people to get booster shots to combat the Omicron variant. This will also help avoid a Christmas lockdown.
Boris Johnson said: “We don’t yet know the extent to which this new wave will wash up on our shores but history shows that we cannot afford to be complacent.
“If we want to control the epidemic here in the UK and if we want to avoid new restrictions on our daily lives, we must all get vaccinated as soon as we are eligible.”
On Thursday, ten additional cases of Omicron coronavirus variants were discovered in the UK. According to the UK Health Security Agency(UKHSA), that brings the total up to 42.
According to Reuters the Delta strain currently accounts for 99% Covid infections. This strain began increasing in Maharashtra in March 2021.