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Viewpoint: Should US Adopt an Elimination Strategy Against COVID-19?

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1. Kavanagh KT. Israel to Offer COVID-19 Booster Shots to Older Citizens. Infection Control Today. July 29, 2021.  
2. Kavanagh KT. COVID-19 Booster Shots for Older Americans Might be Needed. Infection Control Today. Aug. 2, 2021. 
3. Pouwels KB, Prichard E, Matthews P, et al, Impact of Delta on viral burden and vaccine effectiveness against new SARS-CoV-2 infections in the UK. MedRxiv. Aug. 24, 2021.
4. English C. Don't Fear Delta: COVID-19 Vaccines Keep The Deadly Variant In Check. ACSH. Aug. 20, 2021. 
5. Sanderson K. COVID vaccines protect against Delta, but their effectiveness wanes. Nature, Aug. 18, 2021. 
6. Puranik A, Lenehan PJ, Eli Silvert L, et al. Comparison of two highly-effective mRNA vaccines for COVID-19 during periods of Alpha and Delta variant prevalence. MedRxiv. Aug. 9, 2021.
7. Fowlkes A, Gaglani M, Groover K, et al. Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccines in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Frontline Workers Before and During B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant Predominance — Eight U.S. Locations, December 2020–August 2021. MMWR. Aug. 24, 2021. 
8. Steenhuysen J. Reuters. U.S. data show rising 'breakthrough' infections among fully vaccinated. Aug 24, 2021. 
9. McGregor G. China’s Delta outbreak tests Beijing’s faith in its homegrown COVID vaccines. Aug. 5, 2021. Fortune. 
10. Bloomberg. China’s reported local COVID cases are back to zero after a Delta outbreak. Here’s what happened. Fortune. Aug. 23, 2021.