Highly transmissible COVID-19 variant detected in Nunavut

COVID-19 XBB.1.5 variant first detected in United States last fall

The COVID-19 XBB.1.5 variant — described as highly transmissible and likely to overtake previous strains of the virus — has been detected in Nunavut. The territorial Department of Health made the announcement Tuesday in a news release. “COVID-19 remains a threat to our health and flu season is not over,” states the release. “The best...

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