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The virologist Christian Radeste fears from the beginning of the beginning of the year's difficulties with the omikron variant of the Coronavirus also in this country. "The virus will grow in Germany too," said the scientist from the Berlin Charité on Tuesday in the podcast "Coronavirus-Update" at NDR Info. "I think of January we will have a problem with Omikron in Germany."

This problem can last until the summer, he warned. In South Africa, the growth rates were high despite the summer there. "And that's what I would do at the moment Not say until Easter in Germany the pandemic is over when Omikron takes over. " So far, it was known to him from the exchange with colleagues about 25 to 30 omikron cases, reported outside. The number is not complete and will increase "in a very short time".

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The virologist stressed, however, that there were many open questions about the variant still many open questions and more data would be waited. Multiple spoke of a "Council of Council". The starting positions in South Africa and England, where Omikron spread propagate in worrying speed, are also different than in Germany. He also did not paint the devil to the wall, but consider caution given the changes in the virus for commandments, said the Charité researcher.

at Omikron is the "stupid combination" of properties to be feared: immuno tread and fitness profit - a variant that better escapes antibodies of vaccinated and recessed and is also infectious. Waterproofing in Germany would have to be closed, that's the first priority said, also in the face of serious courses, which would now be observed in children in South Africa, it is to be feared that Omikron was "not harmless" for uncovered "not harmless". One should not be used for reports on mild courses in recent and vaccinated euphoria.

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also the US Immunologist Fauci warns of premature conclusions

According to the US immunologists Anthony Fauci, the omikron variant of the coronavirus could cause less severe disease progression. However, Fauci warned on Tuesday that it was still too early for a final evaluation.

For the cases that are currently evaluating, one observes relatively mild disease courses. However, this can also be because of these cases, above all younger people are affected. "So I would say that we should not draw definitive conclusions."

, especially when asking the severity of the disease, there are always delays. "I could imagine that it will take at least a few weeks until we have one Good overview - and then only a few weeks later a really good overview, "said the president consultant.


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