The COVID Subvariant BA.5 – How to Protect Yourself From the Highly Infectious COVID-19 Variant


The latest Omicron subvariant BA.5 is the most easily transmissible COVID-19 variant to date, able to evade previous immunity from COVID infection and vaccination.

Dr. Dean Blumberg, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, explains why BA.5 is so infectious, what repeat COVID infections can do to your body and how to stay safe as infection levels rise.

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