Doctors told which category of people is most difficult to endure Omicron

(ORDO NEWS) — Omicron attacks – a new variant of the coronavirus has spread rapidly in the world. The number of hospitalizations is increasing daily.

People aged 60+ are especially vulnerable. It is them who most of all end up in the hospital with developed acute pneumonia due to covid.

Japanese doctors confirmed this information. More than half of the patients currently at the Fujimino Medical Center are treated for pneumonia after being infected with Omicron.

They all need ventilation. Hospitalizations are carried out urgently, the condition of patients is serious.

The director of the medical center also shared interesting observations. Pneumonia develops in those who have been vaccinated for a long time. Two stages of vaccination are ineffective. a third booster dose should be given.

Faced with a new wave of pandemic, the physician refutes the information that Omicron is easier to tolerate. In practice, the words were far from the truth. Also, this virus has new symptoms:

  • frequent sneezing, as with SARS;
  • headache;
  • sore throat and sore throat;
  • fatigue;
  • runny nose.

The loss of smell may be partial. While doctors did not establish all the symptoms, many young people thought that they had had a cold.

And the probability of being re-infected with this covid variant is 5 times higher than that of Delta. The incubation period lasts an average of three days.

Who is at risk

According to the results of studies and statistics of patients at risk, the following categories of the population:

  • 50 to 64 years of age who did not receive the third dose of the vaccine;
  • unvaccinated aged 65+;

Those who have refused vaccinations and are over 18 years of age are infected with Omicron 16 times more often, and adolescents who are not vaccinated are 8 times more likely.


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