Sen. Roger Wicker announced through his communications director on Thursday that he had tested positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated.
A spokesman for Abbott said the governor was receiving monoclonal-antibody treatment and was fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
A spokesman for Abbott said the governor is receiving monoclonal antibody treatment and was fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Fully vaccinated people are more likely to report loss of smell. Unvaccinated people are more likely to report fevers.
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Breakthrough cases are becoming more common as the more transmissible Delta variant spreads across the US.
The Delta variant makes it easier for vaccinated people to transmit the virus, CDC director Rochelle Walensky said.
Two young people who were vaccinated and got mild COVID-19 breakthrough cases described to Insider how their symptoms progressed.
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Fauci said vaccinated people with asymptomatic infections have "considerably less" virus in their nasal passages than unvaccinated people.
Karlee Camme, 24, was not sick enough to suspect she had COVID-19 after getting fully vaccinated. She got tested when she lost her sense of smell.
The infections among attendees of a 92-person wedding in April were in people over 50, a study says. One who'd gotten the Covaxin vaccine died.
The CDC stopped monitoring non-severe breakthrough cases among vaccinated people in May. That data could have helped experts assess Delta's risk.
Anna Kern, who got a breakthrough infection in April, said she was struggling to return to work and was dealing with extreme fatigue.
Some experts worry that Delta could cause more breakthrough infections. Others are concerned that it might evolve into an even more dangerous variant.
Just 10,000 out of 100 million fully vaccinated Americans got COVID-19 weeks after their shots, the CDC found.