Omicron subvariant EG.5 and its spawn ‘Eris’ now dominant within the US

A model of the coronavirus known as EG.5 — an offshoot of which is nicknamed “Eris” — now accounts for the biggest proportion of latest COVID-19 instances within the U.S.

Though EG.5, an omicron subvariant that was first detected in February, is dominating by a slim margin, present information recommend that it is extremely much like different variations of omicron spreading all through the nation and no extra lethal than its counterparts. 

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