On the basis of the latest expert knowledge, we answered the 6 most frequently asked questions about the Omicron variant.
In early findings, Omicron appears to be less severe than the Delta variant, but more research is required, and WHO cautions that it should not be underestimated.
There is no evidence suggesting that the existing vaccines do not work on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, although...
Yes. COVID-19, including Omicron, can be detected using current PCR and antigen-based rapid diagnostic tests.
Common symptoms include:
● Common cold
● Sore throat
● Runny nose
● Mild headache
As per the study
conducted at Delhi's
Lok Nayak Hospital,
patients with the
Omicron variant usually
recover within a week.
To know the steps you can take to protect your loved ones
Taking precautions to reduce your exposure to the virus is the most important thing
you can do.