Dr. Jeffrey Kopin on the omicron variant: ‘In no way have we seen anything coming out of anywhere in the world that should make somebody concerned that we are back to the dark days of March 2020’


NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 29: A sign urges people to get the Covid vaccine at the Staten Island Ferry terminal on November 29, 2021 in New York City. Across New York City and the nation, people are being encouraged to get either the booster shot or the Covid-19 vaccine, especially with the newly discovered omicron variant slowly emerging in countries around the world. While there are no cases yet discovered in America, New York’s governor Kathy Hochul has declared a state of emergency ahead of the risk of COVID-19 spikes as winter sets in. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dr. Jeffrey Kopin, Chief Medical Officer for Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins Anna to talk about what we know about the omicron variant, and the importance of getting your booster shot as soon as you can.

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