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Two new omicron variants are spreading in N.Y. and elsewhere. Here’s what we know

Health officials in New York said that two new omicron variants are spreading rapidly in the state.


Newer version of omicron variant spreads in the region. How worried should you be?

A strain of the omicron variant, called B.A.2 is spreading across the U.S., including here in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey.

By Alan Yu/WHYY

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Do I need to worry about the mu variant?

Though mu has mutations suggesting that it might be more transmissible and could evade the antibodies produced by the current vaccines, that has yet to be confirmed.

By Zoë Read/WHYY