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BA.5 symptoms, infection, what to know about omicron subvariant

BA.5 symptoms, infection, what to know about omicron subvariant

BA.5 is still classified as an omicron variant but has new mutations different from BA.1 and BA.2 The first cases appeared in the Northeast, then started spreading to the South, Midwest and West Can you get BA.5 twice? Experts say it’s unlikely within the first month after infection The BA.5 subvariant of omicron continues to dominate …

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BA.5 makes up nearly 80% of new COVID cases. Here's what to know about the subvariant.

BA.5 makes up nearly 80% of new COVID cases. Here’s what to know about the subvariant.

The BA.5 subvariant of omicron continues to dominate the summer wave of COVID-19 in the United States, making up nearly 80% of new cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nowcast model. In the most recent week, ending Wednesday, 29 states reported more cases than the week before, a USA TODAY analysis …

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N.J. reports 2,993 cases, 7 deaths; cases continue to rise amid omicron subvariant

N.J. reports 2,993 cases, 7 deaths; cases continue to rise amid omicron subvariant

New Jersey on Saturday reported another 2,993 confirmed COVID-19 positive tests and seven confirmed deaths as cases continue to climb with omicron’s subvariant BA.5. The subvariant spreads rapidly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it accounted for 65% of new COVID-19 cases in the past week. The statewide positivity rate for tests …

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Symptoms, Mutations and More: Latest on Super Contagious Omicron Subvariant BA.5

Symptoms, Mutations and More: Latest on Super Contagious Omicron Subvariant BA.5

A highly-transmissible mutation of the omicron COVID variant known as BA.5 is raising concerns globally as it continues to gain traction in several countries, sparking new waves of cases and, in some instances, hospitalizations. The rise in case rates, even as metrics remain uncertain due to at-home COVID test availability, has sparked warnings and renewed …

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