NJ Spotlight News

Mu variant is in NJ. Experts urge more tracking, testing

Clip: 09/13/2021 | 3m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Public health experts are keeping a wary eye on the mu variant of the coronavirus. It’s been identified in New Jersey and every other U.S. state. Preliminary lab data suggest that mu isn’t as transmissible as the delta strain but that it might be better at evading vaccines. Critics say the state should test more widely to track variants in New Jersey.

Aired: 09/13/21

Rating: NR

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