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"This equates to 0.1 percent being infected despite vaccination, which is a very low number," Professor Camilla Foged explained.
Denmark’s Statens Serum Institut (SSI) on Monday reported that 1,334 people were infected with COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated between the beginning of the country’s vaccine rollout on Dec. 27, 2020, and June 1, 2021.
"This equates to 0.1 percent being infected despite vaccination, which is a very low number," said Camilla Foged, professor of vaccine design at the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Copenhagen.
"I would think it is because we have had a relatively strict shutdown, so the infection rate has been rather low. The vaccines have also brought the infection rate down," she said.
So far, 5,801 people have been confirmed infected with COVID-19 after receiving the first vaccine shot, and 66 percent of them contracted the virus within the first two weeks.
The US in May 2020 secured 300 million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine but didn’t use this much under this vaccination programme