Mutation of omicron variant called ‘BA.2’ found in New Mexico

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The New Mexico Dept. of Health lab director tells KOAT “BA.2” doesn’t appear to be more deadly at this point.

The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed to KOAT they found a mutation of the omicron variant. NMDOH Director for the State Scientific Lab Dr. Michael Edwards said on Tuesday “BA.2” was sequenced in the state.

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