The World Health Organization has classified the EG.5 family of Omicron variants, including Eris, as ‘variants of interest’. What does that mean? And how does Eris differ to other Omicron variants?
The evidence so far suggests this wave could be a shorter and smaller version of the Omicron BA.5 wave.
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It’s no secret Australia’s vaccine rollout had a rocky start… but now, 18 months later, our vaccination rate is amongst the highest in the world.
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