On Thursday, August 9, 2021, Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C. tested positive for COVID-19 while being fully vaccinated. With the cases of the delta variant rising, more and more vaccinated people are contracting the dominant strain of the COVID-19 virus. These breakthrough cases have been especially prevalent in Washington D.C. and caused speculation about the efficacy of the vaccines. Another notable case was Sen. Lindsay Graham who tested positive this past week as well. According to Rebecca Shabad of NBC News, “’No vaccines are 100 percent effective at preventing illness in vaccinated people,’ the CDC says. ‘There will be a small percentage of fully vaccinated people who still get sick, are hospitalized, or die from COVID-19.’” Read more about these recent events in the NBC article here.
Another Vaccinated Member of Congress Tests Positive for COVID-19
Courtesy of Washington Post According to the latest article in the Washington Post, 1 in 500 Americans have died from Covid-19. This stat is only expected to worsen with the rise of Covid-19 Delta. The study cited shows that people older than 85 make up only 2 percent of the population, but a quarter of the total […]
Courtesy of AOL.com New studies on Covid-19 were released last week by the CDC. The studies were tracking the differences between over 600,000 subjects as it pertains to the vaccination. The CDC released new studies on Covid-19 that focused on successful prevention of death between those who have and have not got the vaccine, as well as[…]