Top WHO scientist says vaccinated travelers should still quarantine, citing lack of evidence that COVID-19 vaccines prevent transmission citation
The World Health Organization is urging even people who have received a coronavirus vaccine to quarantine when they travel because there is not yet evidence that vaccines prevent people from transmitting the virus.
Question : Should vaccinated people still be required to quarantine when traveling to countries with lower transmission rates ?
Doctor Soumya Swaminathan Yadav : “I think until we know more, we need to assume that people who have been vaccinated also need to take the same precautions until there is a certain level of herd immunity that’s been built in the population,” she said.
Business Insider reported last month that vaccine researchers in the US hoped to determine whether vaccines could stop the virus from spreading or whether they prevented only symptomatic cases of COVID-19.
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