In Kazakhstan, COVID-19 caused by the Omicron strain was detected in all regions. According to the World Health Organization, in the world, this variant of coronavirus infection prevails over others – more than 70% of all infections. Some omicron mutations are similar to Delta and Beta mutations. COVID-19 caused by the Omicron strain is characterized clinically by fever, respiratory catarrhal syndrome, intoxication, myalgia, dyspepsia, and exanthema.
Under the leadership of the Head of the Department of Children’s Infectious Diseases of SMU, NCJSC Efendiyev I. M., the first meeting of the student scientific club was held on the topic: “COVID-19 in children caused by the Omicron strain”. Speaker: Zhenisbekova Sh., scientific supervisor: Dalelkanova T. D.