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New sub-variant mutates 5 times faster than Omicron: Expert

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Published: 18:38, 21 June 2022   Update: 19:49, 21 June 2022
New sub-variant mutates 5 times faster than Omicron: Expert

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The authorities of Jashore University of Science and Technology (JSTU) on Tuesday detected a new Omicron sub-variant named BA.4/5, which is 5 times more contagious than Omicron variant of coronavirus.

Both are male and one of them is now undergoing treatment at a hospital while another one at his house, said a press statement of the JSTU.

A team of researchers of the JSTU’s genome centre detected the variant after conducting a test on samples collected from the two persons, read the press release.

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