Coronavirus in Switzerland – Covid cases strike EMS despite vaccine

Coronavirus in Switzerland – Covid cases strike EMS despite vaccine
Coronavirus in Switzerland – Covid cases strike EMS despite vaccine

Seniors who tested positive developed mild forms of the disease. Vaccination failure? Experts believe, on the contrary, that it has protected residents.
Caroline Zuercher

Posted today at 6:39 am

Five residents of an EMS in Zug who had received their second dose of vaccine two weeks earlier tested positive.

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The case sows trouble in German-speaking Switzerland. In February, a resident of a nursing home in Zug suffered from Covid must be hospitalized. Those who have had contact with him are tested. Eight other residents are positive. However, five of them had received their second dose of vaccine Pfizer two weeks earlier.

The “Tages-Anzeiger”, who disclosed this case, had access to an investigation report from the Zug Health Directorate. Doctors note that the vaccination did not significantly protect residents against infection. In contrast, most of those affected did not notice it and two felt mild symptoms.

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