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KJ: We're facing new 'low, long' Omicron sub-variant wave
Published:  Aug 9, 2022 9:30 AM
Updated: 9:30 AM

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said Malaysia is currently facing a new “low, long” wave of the Covid-19 Omicron BA.5 sub-variant with cases rising steadily but slowly in recent weeks.

The BA.5 variant is a sublineage of the Omicron variant and is more infectious than other Omicron sub-variants with higher resistance to antibodies created by vaccines.

“In certain countries, their Omicron BA.5 wave was... 

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