You still need to take precautions, even if you have been vaccinated

You still need to take precautions, even if you have been vaccinated
One dose doesn’t confer full protection, and you can still spread covid-19. (New Scientist $)
+ That includes wearing masks and distancing. (Medium)
+ In fact, you might want to start “double-masking,” given the risk of the new variants. (Slate)
+ Vaccinated people are going to hug each other. (The Atlantic)
+ The UK is going to study the effect of the vaccines on covid-19 transmission. (FT $)
+ The EU’s vaccination woes have snowballed into a full-blown crisis. (NYT $)
VIA MIT NEWSLETTER

Osterholm – Covid Catastrophe -Pumping the Brakes After The Car’s Wrapped Around The Tree 20210128

“Now is not the time to ease up [on Covid-19 restrictions] because again, we will be pumping the brakes after the car is wrapped around the tree if we do that,” Michael Osterholm says, adding that the benchmark for action seems to be when hospitals are overrun.
on New Day TV Thursday Jan. 28th 2021