The pandemic isn’t over yet, and those who aren’t vaccinated remain at risk for the novel coronavirus, according to Michael Osterholm, an infectious disease expert who recently spoke on “CBS This Morning.”
Concerns over delta variant
Where are you at risk?
- “In the areas where they have large pockets of unvaccinated people, we can surely expect to see surges in cases, in some situations challenging the health care capacity of that local area,” he said.
- “The delta variant is clearly going to be another wave. If you decide not to get vaccinated, this virus will still find you,” Osterholm said.
CNN reports that states with vaccination rates less than 35% remain most at risk for the delta variant. Those states include:
“That same population who is less likely to get vaccinated has been getting more COVID-19,” Vinik said, according to the Deseret News.