As BA.2 Variant Spreads, Here Are What Symptoms to Watch For – NBC Chicago

While the omicron variant was the dominant COVID-19 strain earlier this year, the BA.2 subvariant, also known as “stealth omicron,” now accounts for the majority of coronavirus cases in the…

DuPage County Moves to ‘Moderate’ Level; 19,551 New Illinois Cases This Week; Concerns Over BA.2 – Kane County Connects

The Illinois Department of Public Health today reported 19,551 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 58 deaths since April 15, 2022. Last week, the IDPH…

BA.2 Symptoms, Chicago COVID Numbers, CDC Appeal – NBC Chicago

BA.2 omicron subvariants now represent nearly all U.S. COVID cases, so which symptoms should you be watching for? Plus, the latest on the travel mask mandate as health officials request…

With the Covid BA.2 subvariant on the rise, what’s safe and what’s not? A medical expert explains

People in the US won’t face a shutdown like the one currently in place in Shanghai, where no one is allowed to leave their residential compounds, Covid testing is mandatory…

Covid-19 cases trend up again in the US, driven by the growth of BA.2

According to the latest estimates from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, BA.2 caused 86% of new Covid-19 cases nationwide last week. In some ways, this feels like…

Covid cases rise in DC, Maryland and Virginia with BA.2 wave

In a pattern that has been repeated for more than two years, coronavirus cases are rising again in the D.C. region and nationwide, after a brief respite with some of…

As BA.2 Continues Rapid Midwest Rise, Here Are COVID Symptoms to Watch For – NBC Chicago

With the BA.2 omicron subvariant continuing to spread across Chicago, Illinois and the U.S., what symptoms should you be watching for? The “stealth omicron” subvariant has only been the dominant…

Nearly 86% of U.S. COVID caused by BA.2 Omicron subvariant -CDC

People queue for a COVID-19 test in Times Square as the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 26, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now…

Why the Covid-19 BA2 variant may not cause a big wave of US cases

The BA.2 omicron subvariant of the coronavirus has been on the country’s radar for months — scientists conducting wastewater surveillance noticed it back in January. BA.2 first received widespread attention…

New Omicron Subvariant Reaches New York: Should I Worry About BA.2?

“We’re not eating indoors or going to bars or a lot of stuff we’d like to do,” Jim Cashman, 47, said Friday afternoon, as he waited with his family at…