On Thursday, September 9th President Biden announced a federal vaccine mandate, requiring millions of U.S. workers to choose between proof of vaccination or weekly COVID-19 testing. While the President previously said he did not believe the vaccine should be mandatory, this vaccine requirement for federal workers comes amid rising cases in the country due to the Delta variant. Professor of Medicine at NYU Langone Health and Fox News Medical Contributor, Dr. Marc Siegel joins to breakdown the latest COVID-19 news, why Delta is projected to remain the dominant variant despite the discovery of a new antibody-resistant variant, the interim solution of home testing while manufacturers work on a vaccine for children under 12 and what the future of annual COVID boosters may be post-pandemic. Dr. Siegel also talks about his success speaking to vaccine-hesitant Americans using understanding and facts.
Plus, commentary by New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz.