Bloomberg Law
Aug. 11, 2021, 9:35 AM

Covid Breakthrough Cases Pose Test for Vaccine Messaging Efforts

Ian Lopez
Ian Lopez
Senior Reporter

The rise in Covid-19 infections among the vaccinated is hastening the need for Americans to get immunized and for clearer, more effective communication to convince holdouts to get their shots, health policy experts say.

Covid-19 breakthrough infections are rare, and the number of those suffering serious complications is exceedingly small. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as of July 26 pegged the rate of hospitalizations or deaths among the vaccinated at less than 0.01%.

But some observers say certain headlines are sensationalizing breakthrough cases and muddling the messaging that vaccines fend off serious illness. They also say government attempts ...

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