September 22, 2021


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Metro Wellbeing confirms two ‘breakthrough’ situations of COVID-19 between thoroughly vaccinated individuals

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health and fitness District has verified two “breakthrough” situations of COVID-19 among vaccinated men and women in Bexar County.

The two infections were verified Friday by Dr. Anita Kurian, the assistant director of Metro Wellness, and are the only two “breakthrough” situations noted so considerably.

“We are investigating two circumstances of possible COVID-19 vaccination breakthrough infections in Bexar County,” Dr. Kurian claimed in a statement.

A breakthrough scenario is someone who assessments optimistic for COVID-19 much more than two months right after becoming fully vaccinated.

Dr. Kurian explained in an interview with KSAT Friday that these two folks with “breakthrough” COVID-19 instances are considerably less most likely to transmit the illness to others and could have delicate signs or symptoms, specified that both folks are completely vaccinated.


It is unclear which vaccines the folks been given, how extended they were into their vaccination period or how severe their bacterial infections are.

In accordance to the CDC, COVID-19 vaccines are even now incredibly really successful at blocking COVID-19 bacterial infections, though no vaccine is 100% successful.

The Moderna vaccine has been found to be 94.1% productive at preventing COVID-19 health issues in all those who have obtained two doses of the vaccine with “no evidence of currently being beforehand contaminated.”

Folks need to be 18-decades-aged or older to acquire the Moderna vaccine, in accordance to health and fitness officers. The vaccine will arrive at its full efficiency two months following an individual’s second dose.


For the Pfizer vaccine, wellness officers have discovered that it is 95% powerful at avoiding COVID-19 disease two months soon after an individual has gained both of those doses. The Pfizer vaccine is at the moment accredited for people 16-years-outdated or more mature.

Johnson & Johnson is just a solitary dose and has been identified to be 85% helpful at blocking COVID-19 ailment 28 days after vaccination.

CDC officials stated if you choose to get a COVID-19 vaccine, you will not be infected with the dwell virus, nor will you get COVID-19 from the vaccine by itself.

The vaccine typically will take a couple months for the overall body to develop immunity versus the virus just after vaccination, in accordance to the CDC.


It is doable that anyone could be infected with the virus that results in COVID-19 “just before or just immediately after vaccination and however get ill,” the CDC said. This is because of to the vaccine not acquiring more than enough time to develop the body’s immune response.

It’s unclear what led to the optimistic COVID-19 breakthrough instances in Bexar County. This is a building story and we’ll deliver additional updates as they develop into accessible.

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