Four times more powerful than the usual flu is estimated to be the Italian virology Fabricio Preliasco, the Omicron BA variant.5
Speaking to the country’s media today, Italian virology professor Fabrizio Preliasco stressed that “the Omicron BA.5 variant is four times stronger than the usual flu.”
At the same time, the Italian professor added that “we are facing a new epidemiological wave, which is expected to reach its peak at the end of July”. Preliasco stressed that “citizens should wear protective masks on the beaches when there is overcrowding.”
The Italian scientist confirmed that thanks to the vaccine the virus causes, to anyone who is infected, clearly less problems than in the past “but that” there are still some cases of pneumonia, which cause concern and the risk should not be underestimated “.