Boosters will help but unvaccinated are a bigger problem, experts say
“Yeah, these people are going to be protected and the booster is going to likely help them, but the pandemic is still going to happen,” says Dr. Aarti Raja, associate professor of biological sciences at Nova Southeastern University.
The Latest: Variant 1st seen in UK now dominant in LA County
Health officials say the most common COVID-19 variant of concern circulating in Los Angeles County is now a variant that was discovered in the U.K. Previously, two California variants were dominant, but in the past week 53% of 40 specimens analyzed by a public health laboratory were the U.K. variant and none were California variants.