By Jenny Goldsberry
Former President Trump’s COVID-19 official Brett Giroir appeared on Fox News Thursday to warn that the unvaccinated are bound to catch the Delta variant of the virus. He claims that not “even natural immunity will not protect you against Delta.”
“If you have not been vaccinated and you have not had Covid before, you will get the Delta variant,” Grioir said. “This is so infectious that you will get it. If you have had Covid before, we don’t know exactly but it’s looking like prior immunity is not so good against Delta and I’m really concerned that the evidence is mounting that even natural immunity will not protect you against Delta.”
The variant began in India months ago. Since then, it’s become the most prevalent in active COVID-19 cases according to the Center for Disease Control. It’s likely because it is the most transmissible of all the variants.
Because Delta has been affecting the unvaccinated the most, some have suspected that the recent spike is the end of the virus entirely. However, Giroir says this isn’t likely to end soon. “Vaccination limits viral multiplication and thus the chances for new variants to arise,” he tweeted.
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