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June 9, 2021

Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Lineage after Vaccination in Long-Term Care Facility, Germany, February-March 2021

A SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in a long-term care facility in Germany resulted in a milder disease course, considerably shorter viral RNA shedding (7.5 vs 31 days), and lower peak viral load in vaccinated residents with breakthrough infection compared to unvaccinated residents. The outbreak involved a sequence-confirmed B.1.1.7 (Alpha) variant and resulted in 16 breakthrough infections in…

November 20, 2020

COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with a 10-Day Motorcycle Rally in a Neighboring State — Minnesota, August–September 2020

Following a 10-day motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota attended by approximately 460,000 persons, 51 confirmed cases of COVID-19 that were directly associated with the event were identified in Minnesota residents, along with 21 secondary cases and five tertiary cases. An additional nine likely event-associated secondary or tertiary cases were identified. Four patients were hospitalized,…