Pritzker says Illinois is prepared if new COVID subvariant surges
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Health officials are informing people about the latest COVID-19 subvariant, BA.2.
Right now, they say there is no reason to panic, but there are many questions as countries around the world are seeing a steep increase in cases.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says the sub-variant is about 50 to 60 percent more transmissible than Omicron.
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker says if there is a surge, Illinois is prepared.