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Biden Team Weighs Shorter Covid Isolation for Vaccinated With Breakthrough Case

  • Vaccinated health care workers could return to work sooner
  • Issue under discussion but no decision made, Fauci says
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Biden Says U.S. Not Going Back to March 2020 Lockdown
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U.S. health officials are weighing whether to change isolation recommendations for some vaccinated people so that they could return to work sooner after a breakthrough case of Covid-19.  

The omicron variant of coronavirus carries mutations that are believed to enable it to more easily evade human antibodies. That may mean more breakthrough infections among the vaccinated.