Find Station
 

UCSF’s Dr. Peter Chin-Hong Shares What to Know About New Variant Omicron


Have you received your booster shot yet? Ryan Seacrest joined UCSF Health Division of Infectious Diseases Professor, Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, on-air on Friday, December 3, to discuss COVID vaccine boosters and the new variant Omicron.

The first U.S. case of COVID omicron variant was confirmed in California earlier this week. Dr. Anthony Fauci told reporters the person was a traveler who returned from South Africa on Nov. 22 and tested positive on Nov. 29. Fauci said the person was vaccinated, but had not received a booster shot and was experiencing “mild symptoms.”

Find out what Dr. Chin-Hong recommends and more of what to know from the on-air chat above.

To learn more about the vaccines and how to protect yourself and loved ones click here.