Dr. Jeffrey Kopin: ‘We all should take a lot of comfort from the fact that all the variants thus far have not overcome the vaccine’

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – APRIL 06: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) watch as Lucio Polanco gets a COVID-19 vaccination at a vaccination center set up at the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399 Union Hall on April 06, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Harris stressed the importance of getting vaccinated during her brief remarks to union members receiving the vaccine at the hall. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Dr. Jeffrey Kopin, chief medical officer for Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins guest host Jon Hansen to talk about the rise in COVID-19 cases combined with the vaccine rollout, the early success of the vaccines, why he believes we will be going from a pandemic to an epidemic, how the vaccine has worked against the variants and Walgreens changing its vaccine schedule after giving customers extra week between doses.

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