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Medicine’s Mark Cameron discusses the BA.2 subvariant of omicron

Kids and omicron BA.2 variant. What are the risks?

Mark Cameron, an associate professor in the university’s Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences in the School of Medicine

Healthline: Mark Cameron, associate professor at the School of Medicine, discussed the BA.2 subvariant of omicron. “The COVID-19 vaccines have been proven safe and effective, and are our best method to prevent severe disease, hospitalization, and death, as well as complications such as MIS-C in children,” said Cameron. “Each time we release most of our basic public health precautions, the conditions align for a new surge.”