Dr. Jeffrey Kopin: Why now is a good time to get your booster shot


NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 09: A pharmacy in Grand Central Terminal advertises the COVID-19 vaccine on December 09, 2021 in New York City. As the fast-spreading new Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in at least 19 states, health officials are urging Americans to get vaccinated and receive their booster shots. (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, the anniversary of the first person in the U.S. to receive the Pfizer vaccine, the importance of people receiving booster shots, and the latest news on COVID pills.

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