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Here’s What We Know About Breakthrough Covid-19 Infections

The Delta variant has thrown some of our risk-benefit calculations out of whack

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The term “breakthrough infection,” as we’ve all learned, refers to any SARS-CoV-2 infection that occurs in someone who is vaccinated.

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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