Omicron subvariant BA.2 'more infectious'

By Nikolaj Skydsgaard
Updated February 1 2022 - 6:16am, first published 6:12am
Danish researchers say the BA.2 subvariant appears to be 33 per cent more infectious than BA.1.
Danish researchers say the BA.2 subvariant appears to be 33 per cent more infectious than BA.1.

The BA.2 subvariant of the Omicron coronavirus variant, which has quickly taken over in Denmark, is more transmissible than the more common BA.1 and more able to infect vaccinated people, a Danish study has concluded.

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