Infectious disease specialist Dr. Aileen Marty talks the COVID Delta variant and handshakes

Bob Sirott

FILE – A sign advises shoppers to wear masks outside of a store Monday, July 19, 2021, in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles. Infections are climbing across the U.S. and mask mandates and other COVID-19 prevention measures are making a comeback in some places as health officials issue increasingly dire warnings about the highly contagious delta variant. But in a possible sign that the warnings are getting through to more Americans, vaccination rates are creeping up again, offering hope that the nation could yet break free of the coronavirus if people who have been reluctant to receive the shot are finally inoculated. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist & Professor at Florida International University, joined Bob Sirott to talk about the latest health news. Lollapalooza concerns loom before the festival, Dr. Marty says it comes down to how close people will be and if masks are being worn. Dr. Marty also talks about masking in schools, the Delta variant, and more.

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