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Sanjay Mishra

Sanjay Mishra

Sanjay Mishra is project coordinator and staff scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

COMMENTARY
People at an outdoor COVID testing site

Commentary: Six questions answered about breakthrough infections

By: - July 29, 2021

If you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, maybe you figured you no longer need to worry about contracting the coronavirus. But along with the rising number of new COVID-19 cases globally and growing concern about highly transmissible strains like the Delta variant come reports of fully vaccinated people testing positive for COVID-19. Members of the […]

COMMENTARY
People walking in a crowd, with one man in a red T-shirt wearing a black mask

Commentary: Can people vaccinated against COVID-19 still spread the coronavirus?

By: - June 29, 2021

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its guidelines about mask-wearing on May 13, plenty of Americans were left a little confused. Now anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or physical distancing. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President […]