Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

As Delta Variant Spreads, Limited Public Health Laws In Western States Could Pose Safety Risks

COVID-19 cases are surging nationwide, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week to issue new guidance for vaccinated people to mask up in areas with high transmission rates. But if infections continue to rise, some Western states have limited how officials can respond.

Copyright 2021 KUNC