How close are we to a coronavirus vaccine? An infectious disease specialist explains

Bob Sirott

FILE – In this March 16, 2020, file photo, a patient receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. A coronavirus vaccine is still months or years away, but groups that peddle misinformation about immunizations are already taking aim — and potentially eroding — confidence in what could be humanity’s best chance to defeat the virus. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Dr. Aileen Marty, infectious disease specialist and professor at Florida International University, joins Bob Sirott to discuss how realistic a COVID-19 vaccine by September is and what precautions businesses need to take as reopening restrictions loosen.

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Bob Sirott
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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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