“We see that children are increasingly involved in the infectious process, it is especially dangerous for young children from 2 to 5 years old,” Gorelova is quoted by TASS.

According to him, their disease occurs with damage to the upper respiratory tract and bronchi.

For the first time there were phenomena of bronchiolitis requiring hospitalization.

Earlier, the FAN reported that molecular biologist, virologist Pyotr Chumakov, on the air of the Patriot media group, commented on the situation with the spread of the Omicron strain.