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New Covid variant is a ‘significant new threat’, says Australia’s chief medical officer – video

Chief medical officer Paul Kelly says the BA.5 Covid subvariant is a significant new threat as Australia faces its third Omicron wave. ‘Here is a new variant of Covid-19 that is circulating in the community and it poses a significant new threat. The reason for that is because it’s much more infectious than earlier variants,’ he said. Kelly urged mask wearing, working from home where possible and booster vaccinations to help slow the spread

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