The number of omicron infections can grow exponentially – Izvestia

In Russia & nbsp; identified & nbsp; 41 cases of the disease. According to the latest data, the omicron strain & nbsp; was found & nbsp; already in 106 countries. Recall that earlier the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova also reported that the omicron strain unlike other variants of the coronavirus & nbsp; can infect & nbsp; rats and mice. Plot The spread of a new strain of coronavirus “omicron” Professor of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, molecular biologist Georgy Bazykin said that the number of infections with the new omicron coronavirus strain can grow exponentially, the newspaper Izvestia writes. And then it begins to grow like an avalanche '', & mdash; he explained. At first, growth is not very fast for several weeks, the frequency of the variant remains low. 300 people who have been in contact with the infected are in isolation. According to experts, accurate statistics on the distribution of the “ omicron '' in Russia yet. & Nbsp; Истoчник & nbsp; “ How does an exponential process work?