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"New ’BA.2’ More Contagious Than Original Omicron Variant"

CNN interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health, about the new strain of the Omicron variant called BA.2

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Monday, January 31, 2022
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CNN interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health, about the new strain of the Omicron variant called BA.2.

“I think it's important for people to remember that this virus is still very dangerous and still can do a lot of damage,” Rimoin said. “We've seen so many deaths; we're going to hit that million-death mark soon, and you know, many of these deaths were very preventable - most of them were.”