How unvaccinated teachers infect 26 more people with COVID-19

A California elementary school teacher who came to work sick with COVID-19 infected 26 people, including half of the class. according to the report.

According to a report released on Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an unnamed teacher working in Marin County, north of San Francisco, developed symptoms on May 19, but until tested positive for COVID-19. It continued to work for two days. Prevention. protect.

According to Marin County health officials and local experts, the teacher initially attributed the symptoms to an allergy and later developed a cough, fever and headache.

The report said an anonymous teacher read aloud to the 24th class without wearing a mask, despite school demands to wear face masks indoors.

Investigations into the outbreak found that 8 out of 10 students sitting in the two classrooms closest to the teacher tested positive for coronavirus, and four students in the back of the classroom also tested positive.

Half of unvaccinated teachers’ classes were infected with COVID-19.
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Six students from another class at the school serving children in kindergarten through eighth also tested positive, and the student’s parents and eight siblings also tested positive.

All students infected at school were too young to be vaccinated.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said among the five adults who were infected, neither parents nor teachers were vaccinated. Genome sequencing of 18 samples from infected people showed that all cases were related to the contagious COVID-19 Delta variant.

The teacher was one of two staff members who were not vaccinated at the school.

The CDC report said, “The outbreak of COVID-19, which began in unvaccinated teachers, underscores the importance of immunization for school staff who have close internal contact with ineligible children as schools reopen.”

The seemingly intolerant school of Lady Loreto in Novato, California, involved in the May outbreak, According to Mercury News.

The Archdiocese of San Francisco commented on the incident in a statement published in the newspaper. previous news reports The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report described it as “an isolated situation that was handled internally.”

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