WVU in the News: The unvaccinated are a risk to all of us

In this week's edition of the Covid Q&A, we look at the impact unvaccinated people are having on the pandemic. In hopes of making this very confusing time just a little less so, each week Bloomberg Prognosis is picking one question sent in by readers and putting it to experts in the field. This week's question comes to us from Robert in Northridge, California. Robert asks: 

I've heard that the longer we have unvaccinated people around, the likelier it is that a new Covid variant will develop that resists vaccines. Is this true?

As Christopher Martin, a professor of public health at West Virginia University, explains it, these undervaccinated pockets create more opportunity for the virus to mutate.

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