President Biden Overstates Vaccine Effectiveness

In a CNN town hall, President Joe Biden exaggerated the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines by assuring listeners that they would not get the virus if they were vaccinated. There are instances of fully vaccinated people who have tested positive for the virus, although the cases are rare and usually mild, and vaccination dramatically reduces the risk of infection, serious illness, and death. Getting vaccinated remains the best way to protect against COVID-19.

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