“Three people in Hawaii who were fully vaccinated have tested positive for COVID-19 — but health officials are still urging everyone to get jabbed,” according to the New York Post.
“The individuals became infected after receiving both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, news station KITV reported.
“In all three cases, the patients did not become severely ill — and it does not appear they transmitted the virus to anyone else, the state Department of Health said.
“One of the patients was a health care worker in Oahu who completed their vaccine regimen back in early January 2021.
“About a month later, the worker traveled to several cities in the US, the agency said.
“Following travel protocol, the health care employee and their travel companion got tested for the virus prior to returning to Hawaii…
Dr. Melinda Ashton of Hawaii Pacific Health said the case is a reminder of the risks associated with traveling even if you’re vaccinated against the virus.”
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