New York Yankees say 7 vaccinated members test positive for Covid-19, but 6 are asymptomatic

Despite being inoculated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, seven members of the New York Yankees’ coaching and support staff have tested positive for Covid-19, according to the baseball team’s manager.

Six of the seven people have no symptoms, according to Aaron Boone. In US trial participants, the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine was 72 percent effective against Covid-19 and 85 percent effective against extreme Covid-19. In the United States, the two-dose vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna are both around 95% effective against Covid-19.

Since none of those three vaccines contain coronavirus, it is impossible to get Covid-19 from them.
And if someone gets Covid-19 after being completely vaccinated, the effects would be much less severe than if they were not vaccinated at all, according to Dr. Jonathan Reiner, a George Washington University professor of medicine and surgery. The flu vaccine acts in a similar way.

The Yankees announced on Tuesday that third base coach Phil Nevin had tested positive for marijuana.
Shortstop Gleyber Torres did not play in Wednesday’s game out of an abundance of caution, according to Boone, because he was awaiting the results of his Covid-19 test.

Torres was diagnosed with coronavirus in December and has since been vaccinated, according to the manager. Following their promotion to the major leagues, the Yankees have been operating under more relaxed health and safety regulations.

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