Jabbed adults infected with Delta ‘can match virus levels of unvaccinated’

Researchers say implications for transmission remain unclear but reaching herd immunity even more challenging

Fully vaccinated adults can harbour virus levels as high as unvaccinated people if infected with the Delta variant, according to a sweeping analysis of UK data, which supports the idea that hitting the threshold for herd immunity is unlikely.

There is abundant evidence that Covid vaccines in the UK continue to offer significant protection against hospitalisations and death. But this new analysis shows that although being fully vaccinated means the risk of getting infected is lower, once infected by Delta a person can carry similar virus levels as unvaccinated people.

Continue reading…

Next Post

Afghanistan live news: US troops may stay past 31 August, says Biden; Taliban official rules out democracy

Thu Aug 19 , 2021
‘If there’s American citizens left [after 31 August], we’re gonna stay till we get them all out,’ says Biden; ‘There will be no democratic system at all because it does not have any base in our country,’ says Taliban official Afghan ex-president in talks with Taliban over transfer of power […]

You May Like