COVID-19 FLiRT wave takes over

World Today

Although COVID-19 may no longer dominate headlines, the pandemic is far from over. A new variant, known as “FLiRT,” is now responsible for the majority of COVID-19 infections across the United States, according to health officials. The FLiRT variant has been linked to a recent uptick in cases and hospitalizations in various regions. Health experts are urging the public to remain vigilant, emphasizing that this is not the time to let down their guard.

Ediz Tiyansan reports from Los Angeles.