A new Omicron strain shows a striking ability to evade existing antibody treatment, scientists say. Photo: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/AFP
A new Omicron strain shows a striking ability to evade existing antibody treatment, scientists say. Photo: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/AFP

BA.2.75.2: the new Omicron strain showing a worrying ability to evade immunity

  • The strain has two mutations that make it even more adept at locking on to human cells
  • Researchers in China say it has an unprecedented growth advantage

A new Omicron strain shows a striking ability to evade existing antibody treatment, scientists say. Photo: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/AFP
A new Omicron strain shows a striking ability to evade existing antibody treatment, scientists say. Photo: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/AFP
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