New Covid variant Eris is reminder to monitor virus data, US experts say

‘The biggest concern that we have right now is that testing is not nearly what it was in many, many countries,’ said epidemiologist Jennifer Nuzzo. A new Covid-19 variant has become the dominant lineage of the virus in recent weeks in the US and while it should not be a cause of undue concern for the public, its emergence is a reminder of the need for greater surveillance of the virus and of the importance of vaccine boosters, according to infectious disease experts.

EG.5.1, an Omicron subvariant also known as Eris , is the leading version of the virus and […]

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