It’s that time of year again when there are a lot of sniffles, sneezes and coughs going around, and it could be one of a few things: a common cold, the flu or the new COVID-19 variant.
The new variant, HV-1 is an omicron subvariant and as such is highly transmissible. The main symptoms are congestion, sore throat, dry cough and in many cases all the other classic COVID symptoms.
Only 14% of adults and 5% of children received the updated booster that came out in September. And only about a third of people have received a flu shot this season.
Kris Sanchez has the full report in the video above.
Source: NBC Bay Area