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COVID ‘Is Really That Contagious,’ Says Admiral Brett Giroir Regarding Delta Variant

The former Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services warns those who have not been vaccinated, “Are going to get the Delta variant.” Those who had COVID before do not have a guarantee of protection against the virus.

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Adm. Brett Giroir, assistant secretary of Health and Human Services, testifies during a Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Hearing on the federal government response to COVID-19 on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Washington.

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Just when maybe you thought – or hoped –
you'd heard everything you needed to know about COVID,
a lot of NEW of information is coming at us.

Just when maybe you thought you had heard everything you needed to know about COVID, a lot of new information is coming at us.

The fourth wave of COVID with highly transmissible variants is sweeping the country.

It's time to take a pause, make sure we understand what's really going on, and arm ourselves with data and information and leave fear behind.

Today, national and local medical experts are here to discuss and to answer your pressing questions.

Guests:

Admiral Brett Giroir

Dr. Katelyn Jetelina

Dr. Jill Weatherhead

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