Jasmine Plummer

research scientist and molecular geneticist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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How a new COVID strain emerged in California, and what it means for getting out of the pandemic

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center say a variant that originated in this state accounted for half of all virus samples collected in LA labs last week.

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