Tuesday, 31 August 2021 06:57

Summa CEO Looks at Current COVID-19 Numbers, Fall Booster Shots Featured

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Since the Delta variant took over as the dominant strain, increases in cases and hospitalizations have happened across the board locally and nationally.

Dr. Cliff Deveny is the president and CEO of Summa Health Systems, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to look at the current numbers and how it continues to put a stress on the healthcare industry. Dr. Deveny says they are seeing numbers comparable to the peak months of December and January, and he points to the lack of vaccination numbers with some folks, along with the strength of this Delta variant for why it rages on.

After September 20th, a third booster shot will be available and have the possibility of staving off future variants and mutations, according to Dr. Deveny.


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