BA.2 Omicron subvariant of COVID-19 has arrived in Australia. Here's what you need to know

Emma Horn
Updated February 1 2022 - 4:09pm, first published 4:00pm

Health officials around the world are watching to see if the new Omicron subvariant - known as BA.2 Omicron - will prove more severe and more vaccine-resistant to its original.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Supervising producer

Supervising producer of the national video team. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Now based in the NSW Hunter region. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch.

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