Health Headlines: How effective are boosters against omicron? Should you go to the ER for a COVID test?


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — In today’s health headlines, we take a new look at how effective COVID-19 booster shots are against the omicron COVID-19 variant.

At this point, Connecticut will exceed the number of COVID-10 cases from last December, but hospitalizations are different.

People are showing up at emergency rooms to get a COVID-19 test. How dangerous is this?

WEB EXTRA: Full Interview: Dr. F. Perry Wilson, a Yale Medicine physician and associate professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine, discussed these topics.

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