We Saw This Coming... Increased Risk of New Variant Infection in the Vaccinated Only
Preprint of a study shows increased risk of infection in the vaccinated. We Tried To Warn You. #Pathogenicpriming is Real.
A study from the Netherlands has hit the preprint servers. The study was conducted by scientists at the Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment. The SeqNeth Molecular surveillance group, and the RIVM COVID-19 Molecular epidemiology group. Here’s the title, the link and the Abstract. The article speaks for itself.
Increased risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 Beta, Gamma, and Delta variant compared to Alpha variant in vaccinated individuals
The extent to which severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variants of concern (VOC) break through infection- or vaccine-induced immunity is not well understood. Here, we analyze 28,578 sequenced SARS-CoV-2 samples from individuals with known immune status obtained through national community testing in the Netherlands from March to August 2021. We find evidence for an increased risk of infection by the Beta (B.1.351), Gamma (P.1), or Delta (B.1.617.2) variants compared to the Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant after vaccination. No clear differences were found between vaccines. However, the effect was larger in the first 14-59 days after complete vaccination compared to 60 days and longer. In contrast to vaccine-induced immunity, no increased risk for reinfection with Beta, Gamma or Delta variants relative to Alpha variant was found in individuals with infection-induced immunity.