April 15th 2021
Even the MSM is reporting: ‘5,800 Covid infections in fully vaccinated people'
(CNN)About 5,800 people who have been vaccinated against coronavirus have become infected anyway, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells CNN.
Some became seriously ill and 74 people died, the CDC said. It said 396 - 7% - of those who got infected after they were vaccinated required hospitalization.
It's the first indication from CDC of how effective the vaccine is in real life - and the first indication the vaccines do not protect completely against severe disease and death.
"So far, about 5,800 breakthrough cases have been reported to CDC. To date, no unexpected patterns have been identified in case demographics or vaccine characteristics," the CDC told CNN via email.
So far, about 77 million people in the US are fully vaccinated against coronavirus, according to a CNN analysis of CDC data. The CDC's reports on breakthrough cases will lag day-to-day reports of vaccines given, so may not reflect the most current events.
It's not unexpected to see breakthrough cases. The vaccines are not 100% effective in preventing infections and as tens of millions of people are vaccinated, more and more such cases will be reported.
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