Variant of Omicron SARS-CoV-2. Vaccine manufacturers have begun testing

The world’s largest producers of vaccines against COVID-19 report on work on the rapid adaptation of vaccines to a new strain of the virus.

On Friday The World Health Organization has acknowledged that the new Omicron strain raises concerns incl. due to a potentially higher risk of reinfection. Pfizer and BioNTech announced that if their mRNA vaccine proves ineffective against the Omicron variant, it will take 6 weeks to adapt. Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca also informed about the research on the new variant.

– We understand the concerns of experts and started an investigation immediately – said the representatives of Pfizer and BioNTech.

Research is ongoing on the Omicron variant

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