Canada: 82% Delta vaccine breakthrough in Calgary hospital coronavirus outbreak

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An outbreak of the Delta coronavirus variant at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary has seen 16 patients and six health-care workers tested positive for the variant.  Six of the patients and five of the health-care workers had received two doses of the vaccine, while seven patients and one health-care worker had a single dose. The total vaccine breakthrough rate is 81.82%.  All of those infected were vaccinated with an mRNA vaccine. report



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** This post was originally published on June 14, 2021 **