Omikron appears to be contagious in the same way as the other virus variants, although the virus is more contagious. Small, floating droplets are transmitted when there is close contact between people.
– It is the tiny, floating drops right outside the mouth of the patient that are most important, says Bjørn Gunnar Iversen at FHI.
He is a doctor and epidemiologist (expert on public health) and works at the Department of Infection Control and Emergency Preparedness.
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