Omicron variants BA.4, BA.5, dominant in South Africa, detected in Hawaii
By Nina Wu email@example.com
May 26, 2022
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A person grabs a COVID-19 testing swab, Jan. 5, at Fort Ruger Park, also known as Triangle Park, in Kahala. The omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5, currently the dominant lineages circulating in South Africa, have recently been detected in Hawaii, according to the Hawaii Department of Health State Laboratories Division.