A US Cruise Ship Had a COVID Outbreak Even Though Full Vaccination Was Required—Here's What You Should Know

Published December 6, 2021

Health quoted Thomas Russo, chief of infectious disease in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, in an article about a U.S. cruise ship leaving from New Orleans, whose passengers developed COVID-19 despite being vaccinated. "Even if everyone is fully vaccinated, the vaccines are not perfect," he said, noting that he personally now considers "fully vaccinated" to mean having three doses of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and two doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to the article. The story also appeared in MSN.