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An unvaccinated worker set off an outbreak at a U.S. nursing home where most residents were immunized. – The New York Times

New infections of inoculated residents are occurring, signaling the need to maintain safety measures, C.D.C. studies show.

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The study, released in tandem with one involving Chicago nursing homes, underscored the importance of maintaining measures like use of protective gear, infection control protocols and routine testing, no matter the level of vaccination rates. The rise of virus variants also has increased concerns.
Resistance to vaccines has been steep among nursing home staffs nationwide, and the low acceptance rates of vaccination increase the likelihood of outbreaks in facilities, according to the authors, a team…

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