Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo

chair of UC San Francisco’s department of epidemiology and biostatistics

Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo on KCRW

The Delta variant is the most common strain across California now, and in LA County, the coronavirus infection rate for African Americans has jumped nearly 20% over a recent two-week…

LA Black residents face more COVID cases and hospitalizations as Delta variant becomes dominant in California

The Delta variant is the most common strain across California now, and in LA County, the coronavirus infection rate for African Americans has jumped nearly 20% over a recent two-week…

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A lot of confusion happened over the weekend after the CDC said fully vaccinated people could shed their masks in most situations, including in stores, restaurants, and hair salons.

As CDC lifts mask mandate, California says not so fast

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