NJ Spotlight News

New BQ mutations could drive surge in COVID-19 cases

Clip: 10/21/2022 | 4m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Experts are raising red flags about two new COVID-19 variants that landed in New Jersey and New York City this fall and that are so highly contagious, they could drive a new surge in COVID-19 cases. BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 are both mutations of the familiar BA.5 strain, said epidemiologist Stephanie Silvera of Montclair State University.

Aired: 10/21/22

Rating: NR

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