Delta Variant, Summer Beverages

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Justin Bishop, 13, watches as Nurse Jennifer Reyes gives him his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Justin Bishop, 13, watches as Registered Nurse Jennifer Reyes inoculates him with the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Mount Sinai South Nassau Vaxmobile parked at the De La Salle School, Friday, May 14, 2021, in Freeport, N.Y. Mary Altaffer/AP Photo

Experts say the Delta variant may soon become the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the U.S. An epidemiologist tells us what we need to know. Then, we talk cool, refreshing summer beverages of the alcoholic and nonalcoholic variety on this week’s edition of Food Friday.

Featured in this Show

  • Understanding The Delta Variant

    The Delta variant of the coronavirus is likely to dominate in the U.S. within weeks. The Delta variant is more contagious than other versions of the virus, and may be more likely to infect children. An expert explains.

  • Food Friday: Cocktails, Mocktails And Other Summer Drinks

    When it’s hot outside and you want to chill out in the backyard, it’s hard to beat a nice, tall summer drink. In this week’s edition of Food Friday, we share recipes for cocktails, mocktails and more.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Amanda Simanek Guest
  • Sonja Overhiser Guest

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