The speaker’s spokesperson was fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and has had no contact with Pelosi since he was exposed to the virus, according to the speaker’s office.
“The entire press office is working remotely today, with the exception of people who have not been exposed to the person or have recently tested negative,” Chief of Staff Drew Hammill said Tuesday. Pelosi’s deputy, in a statement. “Our office will continue to closely follow the guidelines of the Attending Physician’s Office. “
These important positive tests come as the breakthrough cases of Covid-19 are increasingly discussed, with the Delta variant spreading and the White House striving to vaccinate as many Americans as possible against the virus.
That same week, Representative Vern Buchanan announced that he had tested positive after being fully vaccinated, showing mild symptoms. Although revolutionary infections are to be expected, since no vaccine is completely effective against the transmission of the virus, they tend to be milder than unvaccinated infections and are much less likely to cause hospitalizations.