Breakthrough COVID Cases And What They Mean For The Ongoing Pandemic
Bruce Vanderhoff is chief medical officer for Ohio’s Department of Health. Knowing the virulence of the Delta strain of COVID, he has this warning for the unvaccinated:
“You only have two choices left: Either you get vaccinated, or you are going to get COVID-19,” he says.
“It was extremely frustrating because we just spent a year and a half avoiding this thing,” he says.
White House Chief Medical Advisor Anthony Fauci says no vaccine is 100% perfect.
“It’s not surprising that you are seeing breakthrough infections,” he says.” The good news is that the people without do get infected generally have either no symptoms or very mild symptoms.”
Today, On Point: Pushing beyond the frightening headlines to the facts about so-called breakthrough cases.
Jim Mangia, president and CEO at St. John’s Well Child and Family Center.
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