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Boston-area COVID wastewater rises as BA.5 variant takes over: ‘More infectious and evading some prior immunity’

Jul 14, 2022

The closely watched Boston-area COVID wastewater data is rising yet again as the omicron BA.5 variant spreads across the region and infectious disease experts warn of a “summer wave.”

The predictive wastewater tracker shows that average virus sewage samples have jumped 29% in the south of Boston region during the last two weeks — from 548 copies per milliliter to 709 copies.


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