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

Northjersey.com: 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.”