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I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had Delta

ETNT Health Logo By Matt Gillick of ETNT Health | Slide 1 of 6: By Dr. Amira Roess, as told to Matt GillickGetting vaccinated from coronavirus is now a race against the spread of the Delta variant, which is two times as contagious as previous strains. Delta accounts for nearly all new cases, averaging well over 100,000 in the United States daily. While millions of people continue to get vaccinated, millions are still hesitant or skeptical. According to medical experts, this is now primarily a pandemic of the unvaccinated. The vaccines, however, do not fully protect against the Delta variant. Breakthrough cases are possible. The vaccines' protection against getting infected with Delta ranges from 39 percent to 96 percent. Symptoms of breakthrough infections can be non-existent or, on rare occasions, severe. There are two camps of Delta patients, and depending on one's vaccination status, their experience with the virus differs. Dr. Amira Roess is an infectious disease expert and professor of Global Health and Epidemiology at George Mason University's College of Health and Services. She provided information about the likely indications someone has the Delta variant for the vaccinated and the unvaccinated. Read on to find out more—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You May Have Already Had COVID.

I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had Delta

By Dr. Amira Roess, as told to Matt Gillick

Getting vaccinated from coronavirus is now a race against the spread of the Delta variant, which is two times as contagious as previous strains. Delta accounts for nearly all new cases, averaging well over 100,000 in the United States daily. While millions of people continue to get vaccinated, millions are still hesitant or skeptical. According to medical experts, this is now primarily a pandemic of the unvaccinated. The vaccines, however, do not fully protect against the Delta variant. Breakthrough cases are possible. The vaccines' protection against getting infected with Delta ranges from 39 percent to 96 percent. Symptoms of breakthrough infections can be non-existent or, on rare occasions, severe. There are two camps of Delta patients, and depending on one's vaccination status, their experience with the virus differs. 

Dr. Amira Roess is an infectious disease expert and professor of Global Health and Epidemiology at George Mason University's College of Health and Services. She provided information about the likely indications someone has the Delta variant for the vaccinated and the unvaccinated. Read on to find out more—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You May Have Already Had COVID.

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