Chair of COVID-19 Task Force at Mayo Clinic answers questions about COVID pandemic

Cases of the COVID-19 delta variant continue to increase in the U.S.  Dr. Andrew Badley, Chair of the COVID-19 Task Force at Mayo Clinic answered a number of questions from KAUS News and other media outlets during a press briefing last week, and Dr. Badley was asked if every vaccinated person will need to get a booster shot, and when would a booster shot be needed?

Dr. Badley went on to explain the difference between the authorized and official FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine…

Dr. Badley went on to comment on what he thought would be a good benchmark vaccination rate would be among nursing home and assisted living facility workers that would provide adequate protection for nursing home and assisted living facility residents…

The Minnesota Department of Health recently reported that all but one county in the state are now in the high transmission category for the virus, with only Big Stone County in western Minnesota still being in the substantial transmission category.  The C-D-C recommends everyone wear masks indoors in counties with substantial or high COVID-19 transmission.  If someone is unvaccinated, they should mask up indoors regardless of where they are. 

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