July 29, 2021 – The CDC is predicted to announce this week that new knowledge exhibits individuals vaccinated towards COVID-19 who grow to be contaminated with the Delta variant can unfold it and infect others, The New York Instances reported late Thursday.
The revelation is one motive the company reversed course this week and mentioned absolutely vaccinated individuals ought to return to sporting masks in lots of circumstances.
The brand new findings are also a reversal from what scientists had believed to be true asbout different variants of the virus, the Instances mentioned.
The underside line is that the CDC knowledge exhibits individuals with so-called breakthrough circumstances of the Delta variant could also be simply as contagious as unvaccinated individuals, even when they don’t present signs.
ABC Information reported earlier Thursday that the CDC’s up to date masks steerage adopted an outbreak in Cape Cod, the place crowds gathered for the Fourth of July.
As of Thursday, 882 individuals have been tied to the outbreak centered in Provincetown, MA. Of those that reside in Massachusetts, 74% have been unvaccinated. ABC mentioned the bulk have been displaying signs of COVID-19.