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What to expect from the BA.2 'stealth' omicron variant

March 26, 2022 | 1:18 PM GMT
The BA.2 “stealth” omicron variant has proven to be more contagious than the original omicron and is rapidly spreading across the world. However, this doesn’t mean we should expect new highs in cases and hospitalizations. Here is what you need to know about this rising variant.