in

Omicron’s mildness a mistake, COVID not getting milder, warns UK expert

Omicron's mildness a mistake, COVID not getting milder, warns UK expert

Professor Ravindra Gupta said there was an assumption that viruses become more benign over time but that’s not what’s happening because those are long-term evolutionary trends

Representational image. AP

London: The reduced severity of the Omicron variant is good news for now, but it is the result of an “evolutionary mistake” and does not indicate that the virus which causes COVID-19 is becoming less virulent, a leading Indian-origin scientist from the University of Cambridge warned on Thursday.

Ravindra Gupta, Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Diseases (CITIID), led a recent study on the Omicron variant and was among the first globally to describe…

Read further.

What do you think?

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading…

0
Before Deepika Padukone-Siddhant Chaturvedi in Gehraiyaan, 14 celebs who lip-locked in film posters [PICS]

Before Deepika Padukone-Siddhant Chaturvedi in Gehraiyaan, 14 celebs who lip-locked in film posters [PICS]

Midweek Buzz: Rashmika, Shruti, Ileana, Samantha Made Headlines For These Reasons

Midweek Buzz: Rashmika, Shruti, Ileana, Samantha Made Headlines For These Reasons