Two new Omicron sublineages found in South Africa


  • World
  • Thursday, 14 Apr 2022

JOHANNESBURG, April 13 (Xinhua) -- South Africa's National Department of Health on Wednesday confirmed that Omicron sublineages BA.4 and BA.5 exist in the country.

"There are 5 sub-variants of Omicron being observed around the world. We are watching two -- BA.4 and BA.5," the Department's spokesperson Foster Mohale told Xinhua.

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