Unvaccinated at Risk for Highly Contagious Delta Variant
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It’s more important than ever to be fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19.
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The Delta variant is spreading fast.
- The COVID-19 Delta variant is spreading across the United States faster than any variant we’ve seen.
- This highly contagious virus is causing most new infections.
The Delta variant is a serious threat.
- In addition to being more contagious, the Delta variant may increase your risk for hospitalization from COVID.
- After declining for weeks, hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19 are once again increasing in the United States—almost exclusively among people who are unvaccinated.
COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against the Delta variant.
- The best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 is to get your vaccine as soon as possible.
- Until you’re fully vaccinated (2 weeks after your final dose), wearing a mask and staying at least 6 feet apart from other people in indoor public spaces can help you stay safe.
- Remember: You’re not fully protected from COVID-19 unless you’re fully vaccinated.
- Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine requires one dose.
- The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines require two doses.