Will masking guidelines change due to Delta variant? Infectious disease specialist explains

Bob Sirott

A shopper sits as she takes a break after exiting a retail store in downtown Chicago, Ill., Saturday, May 22, 2021. Major U.S. retailers drop mask requirements for fully vaccinated shoppers, effectively moving to a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new masking guidelines. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Experts say that the Delta coronavirus variant is expected to become the dominant strain for Illinois cases. Dr. Aileen Marty, infectious disease specialist and professor at Florida International University, joined Bob Sirott to weigh in on the safety measures as the Delta variant spreads.

 

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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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