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"Even with the vaccine being rolled out right now, we are going to have to be very vigilant for quite a while." – IGI researcher @staciakwyman on #COVID19 variants & vaccines San Francisco Chronicle @sfchronicleBay Area public health experts brace for the potentially devastating impact of the new coronavirus variant, labeled L452R, along with several others identified in California and around the world.
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With #COVID19, advances in public health have become more critical than ever. In the latest @MilkenInstitute podcast, Jennifer Doudna chats with host Mike Milken to discuss how fundamental research in academia led to a quick COVID-19 vaccine, and more: