(NEW YORK) -- In the early days of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, scientists were hopeful it might herald the long-awaited turning point of the pandemic, not only bringing the threat of severe disease, hospitalization and death to an end, but also completely halting the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the early months of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, breakthrough cases among fully-vaccinated people were a statistical anomaly. Preliminary clinical trial data offered an optimistic outlook for the months ahead, with many Americans hoping a vaccine would be their ticket to a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A growing proportion of COVID-19 deaths are occurring among the vaccinated, a new ABC News analysis of federal data shows. In August of 2021, about 18.9% of COVID-19 deaths occurred among the vaccinated. Six months later, in February 2022, that proportional percent... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 860,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.2% of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study suggests immunocompromised Americans people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are more likely to have breakthrough infections than people without weakened immune systems, but found full vaccination still adds more protection than being partially vaccinated. Researchers from Johns Hopkins... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Americans brace for the possibility of another difficult winter ahead in the nation’s fight against coronavirus, there is a renewed sense of urgency to get as many people inoculated and boosted as quickly as possible, given the emergence of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Waning immunity has become a focal point in the pandemic. COVID-19 cases among those fully vaccinated against the virus have been cited by several state public health officials as partly responsible for recent surges in cases. They were also behind the push for... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania officials say, although there has been an uptick in breakthrough COVID-19 cases for those who are vaccinated, the large majority of covid cases that end up in the hospital or in death are in those people who are not vaccinated... Read More.
Pennsylvania – It was announced on Friday that Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson has tested positive for COVID-19. This was considered a breakthrough case as Rep. Thompson was reportedly vaccinated... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell due to COVID-19 complications has sparked conversations about breakthrough deaths among vaccinated individuals. It would be inaccurate, however, to jump to any conclusions about vaccine effectiveness from a single breakthrough death such as... Read More.