“On the territory of the Russian Federation, there are different climatic conditions, this option may spread differently (the Omicron coronavirus strain. -


), in connection with this, there may be other symptoms, since the population has genetic characteristics, and nutritional characteristics can influence.

A very large number of factors can influence the nature of the course of the disease, ”Ruzhentsova said in an interview with Sputnik.

According to available data, the omicron strain of COVID-19 spreads faster among the unvaccinated, she said.

Director of the Scientific Information Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Viral Infections Georgy Vikulov, in an interview with NSN, commented on the situation with the pandemic against the backdrop of the spread of the Omicron strain.