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Breakthrough Infections of SARS-CoV-2 Gamma Variant in Fully Vaccinated Gold Miners, French Guiana, 2021

Authors
  • Vignier, Nicolas
  • Bérot, Vincent
  • Bonnave, Nathalie
  • Peugny, Sandrine
  • Ballet, Mathilde
  • Jacoud, Estelle
  • Michaud, Céline
  • Gaillet, Mélanie
  • Djossou, Félix
  • Blanchet, Denis
  • Lavergne, Anne
  • Demar, Magalie
  • Nacher, Mathieu
  • Rousset, Dominique
  • Epelboin, Loïc
Type
Published Article
Journal
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Publisher
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2021
Volume
27
Issue
10
Pages
2673–2676
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3201/eid2710.211427
PMID: 34289335
PMCID: PMC8462339
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Breakthrough Infections of SARS-CoV-2 Gamma Variant in Fully Vaccinated Gold Miners, French Guiana,
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Abstract

An outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 caused by the Gamma variant of concern infected 24/44 (55%) employees of a gold mine in French Guiana (87% symptomatic, no severe forms). The attack rate was 60% (15/25) among fully vaccinated miners and 75% (3/4) among unvaccinated miners without a history of infection.

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