Dr. Jeffrey Kopin: ‘The days of hoping for zero COVID or absolutely no COVID are gone’

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A man pushes his belongings past a sign announcing a free Covid-19 vaccination clinic for homeless people in Los Angeles, California on September 22, 2021, hosted by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and United Way. – Covid-related hospitalizations across Los Angeles County fell below 1,000 for the first time since late-July as a steady decline continues from a mid-August peak of nearly 1,800. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

Dr. Jeffrey Kopin, Chief Medical Officer for Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins Anna to talk about how concerned we should be about attending large indoor events, Chicago-area hospitals urging parents to avoid the ER if illness is non-life threatening, what we know about the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine boosters, and the rise in breakthrough cases due to the Delta variant.

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