Do you plan on getting a booster shot due to the contagious COVID-19 subvariant BA-5?

New Omicron sub-variant is as contagious as measles, doctors say

FILE - A health worker administers a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic at the Keystone First Wellness Center in Chester, Pa., on Dec. 15, 2021. Government advisers are debating Tuesday, June 28, 2022, if Americans should get a modified COVID-19 booster shot this fall one that better matches more recent virus variants. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) (Matt Rourke, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The latest COVID-19 variant, Omicron 4 and 5, is as contagious as measles.

Local infectious disease specialist Doctor Mohammad Reza said the most recent COVID-19 Omicron variants 4 and 5 are very contagious.

We want to know: Do you plan on getting a booster shot due to the contagious COVID-19 subvariant BA-5? Let us know below.


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