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All the Ways That “1 in 5,000 per Day” Breakthrough Infection Stat Is Nonsense – Slate

Asking if breakthrough infections are rare misses the point.

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On Sept. 9, President Joe Biden announced a new set of pandemic response policies. In the process, he said that 1 in 5,000 vaccinated people become infected by SARS-CoV-2 each day. He was citing David Leonhardts New York Times newsletter. Biden and Leonhardt…

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