Omicron Subvariant XBB.1.5 Could Be More Likely to Infect Vaccinated: NYC Health Officials

A person receives the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in New York City on Oct. 21, 2021. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) The Omicron XBB.1.5 variant of COVID-19 is more likely to infect individuals who have been vaccinated, according to New York City health officials. “Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 now accounts for 73 percent of all sequenced COVID-19 cases in NYC. XBB.1.5 is the most transmissible form of COVID-19 that we know of to … Continue reading Omicron Subvariant XBB.1.5 Could Be More Likely to Infect Vaccinated: NYC Health Officials