Are the ‘Unvaccinated’ the Reason the Pandemic Isn’t Ending? Some Healthy Skepticism in Response to Recent POTUS Claims

Are the ‘Unvaccinated’ the Reason the Pandemic Isn’t Ending? Some Healthy Skepticism in Response to Recent POTUS Claims

Recently, Laura Ingraham had Yale University epidemiologist Dr. Harvey Risch, a contributor to TrialSite News, as well as researcher and author Alex Berenson on her show to discuss taking an honest look at the trends behind breakthrough COVID-19 cases, or fully-vaccinated individuals who become infected with COVID-19, and also the growing call for more lockdowns and the use of masks. Is it true that the unvaccinated, and not a confluence of factors from the Delta variant to breakthrough infections to the social determinants of health and more, are the reason the pandemic is persisting?

POTUS and various individuals associated with the White House recently declared on national media that the unvaccinated were to blame for the pandemic, but is this provocative claim based on established data? It’s not clear if it is. For example, data coming out of the UK and Israel suggests that individuals who are fully vaccinated are susceptible to infection. TrialSite discussed the Israeli data, which shows that breakthrough infections in one of the world’s most vaccinated countries represent a growing challenge.

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