Infectious disease specialist Dr. Aileen Marty: A shorter incubation period for omicron variant and half booster doses vs. full doses

Bob Sirott

FILE – Nurse Mary Ezzat prepares to administer a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot to Jessica M., Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, at UCI Medical Center in Orange, Calif. Jessica M. is a healthcare worker who is also immunocompromised. California Gov. Gavin Newsom, along with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham have taken steps to expand the use of booster shots to quell the recent surge in COVID-19 infections. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)

Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist and Professor at Florida International University, joined Bob Sirott to talk about the latest health news. Dr. Marty discusses the effectiveness of receiving a full booster shot dose versus a half booster shot dose. Dr. Marty also highlights the latest studies on the omicron variant which includes the shorter incubation period.

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