Omicron subvariant BA.2 now dominant strain in the US: CDC

Omicron subvariant BA.2 now dominant strain in the US: CDC

This post was originally published on this siteA subvariant of omicron known as BA.2 is now the dominant strain in the United States, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The variant has been steadily rising in proportion because of its increased…

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Omicron variant less severe than other pandemic waves, CDC says: COVID updates

Omicron variant less severe than other pandemic waves, CDC says: COVID updates

This post was originally published on this siteThough omicron variant has shattered case and hospitalization records, factors have shown it’s still less severe than other waves. COVID updates.     

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Health experts criticize CDC for confusing messaging; Biden sending teams to overwhelmed states: COVID updates

Health experts criticize CDC for confusing messaging; Biden sending teams to overwhelmed states: COVID updates

This post was originally published on this siteHealth experts say inconsistent transparency and leaving errors unacknowledged all contribute to the CDC’s “messaging problem.” Latest updates.     

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CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking at recommending that Americans wear higher quality masks amid the omicron surge, a CDC official told The Washington Post.“The agency is currently actively looking to update its…

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COVID-19 deaths in 2021 have surpassed last year’s death toll, CDC data shows: Updates

COVID-19 deaths in 2021 have surpassed last year’s death toll, CDC data shows: Updates

This post was originally published on this siteCOVID19 has killed more people in 2021 than 2020, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows. Latest updates.     

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