FORT MYERS, Fla. — Out of about 84 million fully vaccinated people in the US, the CDC has found roughly 6000 breakthrough infections of COVID-19.
That many cases may sound like a lot, but experts are actually encouraged to see that number out of 84 million fully vaccinated people. Getting the shot doesn’t guarantee someone won’t get COVID-19 in the future. When it comes to preventing severe illness, so far the vaccines work.
“The fact that we only have about 6000 cases in the U.S.,” FGCU professor Robert Hawkes said. “From all the millions...