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breaking news ‘A tiny percentage and not life-threatening’

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Asked by a reporter on Wednesday night what he would say to Americans who have contracted COVID-19 even though they were vaccinated, President Biden said those cases are very rare, “a tiny percentage and not life-threatening.” Earlier this month, the CDC reported that 99.5 percent of coronavirus deaths were from people who were unvaccinated.

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What do you say to Americans who have done everything right? They’ve gotten fully vaccinated and they still contract COVID, a breakthrough case, as it’s called. What do you say to those people?

JOE BIDEN: Well, they’re very– I say to them, they’re very, very, very, very, very, very, few people, number one. Those that it happened to, I don’t– it may be possible. I know of none where they’re hospitalized in ICU and/or have passed away. So at a minimum, I can say that even if they did contract it, which I’m sorry they did, it’s such a tiny percentage and it is not life threatening.



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