NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — In today’s health headlines, the fatal link between strep and swimming in ponds and how regular exercise impacts your COVID-19 risk and severity. Plus, what you should know about the rise in autoimmune diseases post-pandemic.

Dr. Albert Shaw, a Yale Medicine infectious diseases specialist and professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine, discusses these topics with Lisa Carberg on News 8 at Noon.

Watch the video in the player above.