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Vaccinated People Are Getting COVID-19. How Concerned Should You Be?

August 24, 2021

From the nextavenue website

Several recent reports are shedding some light on the delta variant and the risks it poses. 

The data show that breakthrough infections are still rare: The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) drilled down into the numbers on COVID-19 infections provided by 25 states and found that in more than 9 in 10 cases, hospitalizations and deaths occurred in unvaccinated or partially vaccinated people. And a New York Times analysis of 40 states found that fewer than 5% of hospitalizations and 6% of deaths there occurred among vaccinated people.

But a separate report from the CDC raised serious questions about whether it’s all that safe for anyone, including vaccinated people, to return to pre-pandemic, freewheeling social activities. 

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