Dr. Jeffrey Kopin: ‘Parents have to understand that the vaccines are safe’


A minor is inoculated with the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 at the Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City on October 25, 2021. – Vaccination for children under 18 with co-morbidities started on Monday in Mexico City. (Photo by Alfredo ESTRELLA / AFP) (Photo by ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP via Getty Images)

Dr. Jeffrey Kopin, Chief Medical Officer for Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins Anna to talk about how safe it will be for trick-or-treating this year, Chicago’s COVID-19 numbers trending downwards, and what we know about the vaccines for kids.

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