Infectious disease specialist talks Guillain-Barré and vaccines, and the fate of booster shots

Bob Sirott

FILE – This Jan. 10, 2013 file photo shows vials of flu vaccines in Philadelphia. No vaccine is perfect, and it can take many years to find out how well a new vaccine works and how long it lasts. The annual flu vaccine is a particularly hard one to nail. The virus changes quickly and spreads easily. U.S. health officials make their best guess each spring about the formula for the next flu season. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist & Professor at Florida International University, joined Bob Sirott to talk about the latest health news. This week, a lot of focus has been on Guillain-Barré and vaccines and how U.S. Officials press Pfizer for more evidence of the need for booster shots. Dr. Marty talks about that and much more.

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