1. BA.4/BA.5 will soon be dominant in the US. Here’s what that means  Ars Technica
  2. What Omicron's BA.4 and BA.5 variants mean for the pandemic  Nature.com
  3. Omicron Subvariants: Why Are There So Many, What Can They Tell Us?  Health.com
  4. New COVID-19 variants raise limited worries of new spikes  WFLA
  5. New Omicron subvariants driving up COVID-19 infection rates.  WWLP.com
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With the BA.4/5 rise, it's unclear what will come next—and if we'll see it coming.With the BA.4/5 rise, it's unclear what will come next—and if we'll see it coming.

BA.4/BA.5 will soon be dominant in the US. Here’s what that means | Ars Technica

With the BA.4/5 rise, it's unclear what will come next—and if we'll see it coming.With the BA.4/5 rise, it's unclear what will come next—and if we'll see it coming.

BA.4/BA.5 will soon be dominant in the US. Here’s what that means | Ars Technica

The lineages’ rise seems to stem from their ability to infect people who were immune to earlier forms of Omicron and other variants. The lineages’ rise seems to stem from their ability to infect people who were immune to earlier forms of Omicron and other variants.Nature - The lineages’ rise seems to stem from their ability to infect people who were immune to earlier forms of Omicron and other variants.

What Omicron’s BA.4 and BA.5 variants mean for the pandemic

Two new variants of the coronavirus are circulating in Connecticut, and local doctors say they're even more infectious than previous strains.

Connecticut doctor​ advises mask-wearing in public, says new COVID strains more infectious

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During a summer that many hoped would be COVID-free, two new Omicron strains threaten new surges and increased cases.During a summer that many hoped would be COVID-free, two new Omicron strains threaten new surges and increased cases.

New COVID Strains Ramp Up Concern in Connecticut - Health News Hub

It’s not clear whether the even stealthier Omicron will cause a new wave of infections—a “wave upon a wave” of infections—or simply “extend the tail” of the current wave.It’s not clear whether the even stealthier Omicron will cause a new wave of infections—a “wave upon a wave” of infections—or simply “extend the tail” of the current wave.

‘Stealth Omicron’ was just overtaken in the U.S. by a new subvariant that evades immunity

Two new omicron subvariant strains continue to gain ground in Vermont and across New England, according to the latest numbers from the CDC.Two new omicron subvariant strains continue to gain ground in Vermont and across New England, according to the latest numbers from the CDC.

COVID subvariants gain foothold in New England; Vt. case levels remain low

Across the United States, BA.4 and BA.5 make up approximately 35 percent of COVID-19 cases.

Omicron subvariants BA.4, BA.5 ‘more’ transmissible, make up almost a quarter of COVID-19 cases in New England, CDC say - masslive.com

Numerous Omicron subvariants have popped up since the original Omicron variant—B.1.1.529—was identified in November 2021: BA.1, BA.1.1, BA.2, BA.2.12.1, BA.3, BA.4, and BA.5 are among the most important subvariants. Here's why there are so many, and what they may be able to tell us about the future of COVID-19.Numerous Omicron subvariants have popped up since the original Omicron variant—B.1.1.529—was identified in November 2021: BA.1, BA.1.1, BA.2, BA.2.12.1, BA.3, BA.4, and BA.5 are among the most important subvariants. Here's why there are so many, and what they may be able to tell us about the future of COVID-19.

Omicron Subvariants: Why Are There So Many, What Can They Tell Us?

Two new omicron subvariants now account for nearly a quarter of all COVID-19 cases in New England, according to an update from the U.S. Centers for Disease...Two new omicron subvariants now account for nearly a quarter of all COVID-19 cases in New England, according to an update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday. Until this month, BA.4 and BA.5 hadn’t made major inroads in the U.S., where BA.2 and its descendant BA.2.12.1 still account for most of the cases. But recent data shows…

BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron Subvariants Make Up 25% of New England COVID Cases – NBC Boston

About one out of three COVID-19 cases in the United States now stem from the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the omicron strain, which are on their way to becoming the most dominant coronavirus strains in the country.About one out of three COVID-19 cases in the United States now stem from the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the omicron strain, which are on their way to becoming the most dominant coronavirus strain…

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