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COVID: Omicron BA.5 increased from 0.4% to 13% of cases-English

(ANSA)-June 8 The new Omicron BA.5 variant of the Roman-COVID-19 virus has risen from 0.4% to 13% of cases since the beginning of May, the Higher Health Institute (ISS) said Wednesday. Said to.

The new numbers were calculated for ANSA by Ceinge Biotecnologie Avanzate’s bio-IT engineers based on gene sequences deposited by Italy in the GISAID International Data Bank, which collects sequences for the Sars-CoV-2 virus from around the world. .. (ANSA).

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