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It’s Actually Encouraging That 5,800 Vaccinated People Got COVID

It’s Actually Encouraging That 5,800 Vaccinated People Got COVID

The U.S. CDC has released some information on breakthrough COVID-19 infections on people who have been fully vaccinated. The bad news: 5,800 people have gotten the coronavirus in spite of the vaccine. The good news: that’s out of more than 66 million people, for a breakthrough rate of 0.008%.

Why One Dose of a Two-Dose Vaccine Isn’t Enough

Why One Dose of a Two-Dose Vaccine Isn’t Enough

When you get your first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, evidence indicates your protection begins about two weeks later — before you get the second dose. That’s good news, but it doesn’t mean you can skip the second dose.

Vaccine Death Reports Are Not What They Seem

Vaccine Death Reports Are Not What They Seem

The U.S. government maintains a database called VAERS, to which anybody can file a report if they think something bad happened to them after receiving a vaccine. It’s an important tool in keeping tabs on vaccine safety, but it’s also being mined by anti-vaccine activists to make vaccines seem scarier…