BQ1.1, BQ.1 Omicron variants make up more US COVID cases than BA.5 - CDC

Nov. 11, 2022 11:48 AM ETModerna, Inc. (MRNA), NVAX, BNTX, PFEBy: Jonathan Block, SA News Editor72 Comments

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  • COVID-19 cases in the US attributed to the BQ1.1 and BQ.1 Omicron "escape variants" outnumber those attributed to the BA.5 variant, the once-dominant strain, according to CDC data.
  • As of the week ending Nov. 12, BQ1.1 and

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