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What you should know about the BA.2 omicron subvariant

Posted on · Though the number of COVID cases aren’t increasing substantially in our area, the new BA.2 subvariant is becoming more prevalent in Houston. Today, a local epidemiologist is here to explain this and more COVID headlines.

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2020, file photo, a droplet falls from a syringe after a person was injected with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Providence, R.I.
Adm. Brett Giroir, assistant secretary of Health and Human Services, testifies during a Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Hearing on the federal government response to COVID-19 on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Washington.

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COVID ‘Is Really That Contagious,’ Says Admiral Brett Giroir Regarding Delta Variant

Posted on · The former Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services warns those who have not been vaccinated, "Are going to get the Delta variant." Those who had COVID before do not have a guarantee of protection against the virus.

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