January 29, 2022

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The German Robert Koch Institute warns against omicrons even those who have been vaccinated without the third dose

According to the German Robert Koch Institute, vaccinations without a third dose are also at risk in connection with the spread of the omicron variant. German experts estimate that the risk of infection for unvaccinated people is very high.

On Monday, Germany’s Robert Koch Institute (RKI) raised its risk assessment for local residents regarding the spread of the omicron variant. RKI wrote this on the social network Twitter. DPA reported.

“The RKI estimates that the risk posed by COVID-19 to the general health of the population in Germany is very high. This is due to the occurrence and rapid spread of the omicron variant. To a sudden increase in infection and a rapid increase in pregnancy,” the institute said.

German experts estimate that the risk of infection is “extremely high” for unvaccinated citizens. The same is true for people who have received two doses of the vaccine but have not yet received a third booster dose. According to the RKI, the risk is “moderate” for people who have had three doses of the vaccine. The institute indicated that this current assessment may change “in the short term”.

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