These charts attempt, based on Minnesota’s reported data for breakthroughs, which doesn’t tell you when they actually occurred, to estimate the relative per capita rates of cases and outcomes for breakthrough infections and those in the unvaxed population, keeping in mind again that the unvaxed group likely includes many with prior infections. You can see that the vaccines are pretty effective, with the strongest effect against hospitalization. If we could see the age structure, I strongly suspect that most of the adverse outcomes in breakthroughs are in the very old. Thanks to Dave Dixon for the graphs.
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