Dr. Chiampas: ‘The likelihood is that the vaccine will at minimum be effective for about a year’

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LOUISVILLE, KY – APRIL 02: Kimberly Dozier receives her COVID-19 vaccine from a nurse under a basketball goal in the gymnasium at Whitney M. Young Elementary School on April 2, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. The elementary school opened on Good Friday, located in the West End of Louisville, an area comprising primarily African American neighborhoods, in an effort to encourage Black residents to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

Dr. George Chiampas, emergency medicine and sports medicine specialist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, joins guest host Jon Hansen to talk about the struggle people are having with “COVID fatigue,” the current rise in cases, if parents should be worried about the new strain of coronavirus, when we’ll possibly need to get a booster shot, new CDC guidance on disinfectants vs. soap, the lasting impact of COVID on your health and if it is safe for vaccinated people to share meals with unvaccinated family members.

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