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EG.5 is the latest COVID-19 variant

The coronavirus keeps spawning new strains. The latest variant is known as EG.5. Preliminary tests show that it is slightly more resistant to antibodies in vaccinated individuals.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks to Detroit-based epidemiologist Abdul El-Sayed.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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