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The BA.2 subvariant of the omicron coronavirus variant, which is dominant in Denmark, appears more contagious than the more common BA.1 sublineage, Danish Health Minister Magnus Heunicke said on Wednesday in a national address.

“There is no evidence that the BA.2 variant causes more disease, but it must be more contagious,” Heunicke said during a news conference.

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