Dr. Robert Murphy discusses the contagious Delta variant


Colleagues assist school bus crew assigned to bring COVID-19 patients to a referral hospital to put on their protective suits, at a community health center in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, June 18, 2021. Indonesia saw new spikes in confirmed COVID-19 cases recently, an increase blamed on travel during last month’s Eid al-Fitr holiday as well as the arrival of new virus variants, such as the the Delta version first found in India. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Dr. Murphy is a Professor of Infectious Diseases at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. He joins Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning to discuss the latest COVID-19 news and answer your questions. Dr. Murphy talks about the new COVID-19 Delta variant and why public officials are concerned with how contagious it is. Plus, Dean takes calls and texts from listeners with COVID-19 questions for Dr. Murphy.

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