ICYMI – World Health Organization (WHO) has identified a new “stealth omicron” strain

An update on this ICYMI, like I did. The WHO says the new strain is feared to be more transmissible and evasive than previous variants.

  • Officially named BA.2.75
  • nicknamed “Centaurus”
  • has been found in 10 countries, including Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom
  • the WHO has not yet labelled it as a variant of concern
  • transmissibility, severity, and potential for immune evasion are currently unknown
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