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"COVID Cases are Surging Again - Here's What to Expect This Summer, Experts say"

CNBC interviewed Dr. Timothy Brewer, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, about the importance of vaccination and boosters as COVID-19 case reports rise

Sunday, May 22, 2022

It’s almost June, and COVID cases are surging again — powered by a rising tide of omicron subvariants currently circulating the U.S.

The country’s seven-day average of daily new COVID cases has ballooned above 100,000 as of Friday, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s more than three times higher than this time a year ago.

And while hospitalizations have remained relatively low during the current wave, some infectious disease experts say the virus’ unpredictable nature could lead to a fickle COVID summer.