“I would like to believe that the appearance of an omicron is a sign of the end of the pandemic. I think that the pandemic should be over by the summer,” RIA Novosti quotes Nikiforov.

According to him, some part of the people will be ill with the omicron variant asymptomatically.

Earlier, 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.