Dr. Jeffrey Kopin: ‘We need to get as many jabs into arms as we can because that’s how we are going to end this pandemic’

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Sergeant Erika O’Meara (L) of the Illinois Air National Guard administers a Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to Richard Persha at a vaccination center established at the Triton College in River Grove, Illinois, on February 3, 2021. – The site is the second large-scale vaccination center in Cook County, which includes the city of Chicago. More than 4,000 vaccines are expected to be given at that location on a weekly basis. (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP) (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

Dr. Jeffrey Kopin, chief medical officer for Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins guest host Dean Richards to talk about a number of topics related to COVID-19 including President Biden saying he has a new goal of 200 million vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, why expects the struggle for people to obtain vaccines will become easier over the next month, the possibility of needing a booster shot down the road, the importance of still wearing masks and why you shouldn’t be apprehensive about getting the vaccine.

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