All the technology required for detecting, treating and managing patients infected with the new Omicron strain of coronavirus has been fully developed, according to Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko, APA reports citing TASS.
"Our specialists from South Africa along with consumer rights watchdog (Rospotrebnadzor) and specialists of federal institutions have worked out all the issues of medical treatment [of patients] with the new Omicron variant. [They] fully examined the clinical course of it [the disease]. They conducted laboratory tests with this new strain of coronavirus. Technology for detecting, treating and managing patients has been fully developed already," he said at a meeting of the board of the Coordinating Council to control the incidence of novel coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation on Tuesday.