Omai Garner

Director of Clinical Microbiology at UCLA Health

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Home antigen tests v. PCR tests: What negative COVID results truly mean

Omicron BA.5 is spreading quickly, and California’s positivity rate was nearly 17% from May 12 to July 6, but that’s likely an undercount since home testing data is mostly unreported.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The CDC on Tuesday announced that fully vaccinated Americans no longer have to wear masks outside, such as when walking, running, cycling, or hiking alone.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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As more people get their shots and more businesses reopen, a lot of people want to know: How much of our lives can we resume?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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