Omicron sub-variant BA.2 shows higher growth rate than BA.1: UK health body1 min read . Updated: 29 Jan 2022, 07:13 AM IST
“We now know that BA.2 has an increased growth rate which can be seen in all regions in England,” said Dr Susan Hopkins, Chief Medical Advisor for the UKHSA
The BA.2 subtype of the Omicron coronavirus variant appears to have a substantial growth advantage over the currently predominant BA.1 type, Britain's UK Health Security Agency said on Friday.
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