Dr. Timothy Brewer

professor of epidemiology and medicine at UCLA

Professor of Epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and of Medicine; member of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.

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The South African variant of COVID-19 might be able to “break through” the Pfizer vaccine. That’s according to a new study from Tel Aviv University.

South African variant can evade some protections from Pfizer vaccine: New Israel study

The South African variant of COVID-19 might be able to “break through” the Pfizer vaccine. That’s according to a new study from Tel Aviv University.

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LA reopens retail stores, churches, drive-in theaters. Is it the right time?

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Tuesday that retail stores, churches, drive-in movie theaters, and more could all reopen.

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