Covid-19: All you need to know about the Omicron BA.5 subvariant

The White House has assured that Americans will have easy access to Covid-19 vaccines to contain the Omicron BA.5 subvariant.

Health officials suggest that the subvariant might be better at escaping immunity.

BA.5 accounts for around 65% of the coronavirus variants circulating in the US over last week.

What can people do to protect themselves from the latest variants?

Ensure you are up-to-date with your vaccinations and boosters.

If you need help finding Covid-19 vaccines, visit www.vaccines.gov.

Vaccines for children are being shipped nationwide and locations offering vaccines are updated daily on this site.

You can also call 1-800-232-0233 for further queries on boosters.