“This remains a pandemic of the unvaccinated, where the vast majority of spread is — in this country is among those who are unvaccinated,” 博士. ロシェル・ワレンスキー, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ブリーフィング中に言った. “While vaccinated people can spread the virus if they get a breakthrough infection, the odds of them getting sick in the first place are far lower than those who are unvaccinated.”
According to Dr. アンソニー・ファウチ, chief medical adviser to President Biden, as of July 26, the CDC received 6,587 reports of breakthrough infections that resulted in hospitalization or death against a backdrop of 163 million fully vaccinated people, translating to 0.01% or less.
He noted the percent ranges in places like Washington D.C. and Virginia, where breakthrough infections comprise 0.26% に 0.03% of cases, 追加する “the bottom line is, [breakthrough infections] are rare and they rarely result — not rarely — but unusually, result in hospitalization or death.”
Walensky upheld the power of vaccines to prevent against poor outcomes like severe illness and death.
“In all of this, there is still good news. Our vaccines are working to prevent severe illness, 入院, and death. Vaccines are providing protection both for individuals and communities across the country,” Walensky said.