Belgium: Five fully vaccinated care home residents infected with B.1.617.3 in vaccine breakthrough outbreak

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Five residents of a care home in Borsbeek in Antwerp province have been infected with the so-called Indian variants of Covid-19, according to the Flemish Agency for Health and Care. One of those affected has died.  All of the home’s residents have been fully vaccinated.

In three of the cases involved in the new outbreak, the Indian variant has been confirmed, and it is supposed the same goes for the other two. One has since died, and another is in hospital.

Brussels Times report


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** This post was originally published on May 10, 2021 **