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Medicine’s Mark Cameron discussed new COVID variant and how to protect against it

BA.5 is now the dominant COVID strain in NJ. Is a summer surge looming?

Headshot of Case Western Reserve Medicine Professor Mark Cameron Mark Cameron, associate professor at the School of Medicine, discussed new COVID variant BA.5. “Are we chasing our tails here? No, because omicron has become a family of variants and we need to customize our vaccines toward them,” Cameron said. “Our vaccines have done a great job at keeping people alive. But they have to be updated.”