Paula Cannon

USC virologist

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As the ultra-contagious BA.5 Omicron subvariant sweeps through LA, the county is poised to issue a new universal mask mandate for indoor spaces by the end of July.

Vaccinated and already had COVID? You can still get BA.5 subvariant

As the ultra-contagious BA.5 Omicron subvariant sweeps through LA, the county is poised to issue a new universal mask mandate for indoor spaces by the end of July.

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California is on track to live with coronavirus as “endemic.” Gov.

As CA goes to endemic state, what does it mean for Angelenos?

California is on track to live with coronavirus as “endemic.” Gov.

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The current COVID surge is “short, sharp, and fast,” says microbiology and immunology professor Paula Cannon. She adds that it’s moving toward “endemic” status, like measles and mumps.

Omicron surge is spreading fast but could end fast, says immunologist

The current COVID surge is “short, sharp, and fast,” says microbiology and immunology professor Paula Cannon. She adds that it’s moving toward “endemic” status, like measles and mumps.

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