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How the CDC's missteps left Americans vulnerable to COVID-19's delta variant   

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1. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, are hospitalized with Covid-19. Mr. Jackson got vaccinated in January. He has been campaigning to convince more Black Americans to get inoculated.
2. Facher L. Biden dissolves Covid-19 panel that advised his transition. STAT. Jan. 20, 2021.
3. Letter to CDC and White House by Richard Bright.
4. Hassan J, Bellware K, Kornfield M. CDC acknowledges airborne transmission. The Washington Post. May 7, 2021.
5. Kruesi K. CDC director says mask turnaround based solely on science. AP. May 16, 2021.
6. Li B, Deng A, Li K, et al. Viral infection and transmission in a large well-traced outbreak caused by the Delta SARS-CoV-2 variant. July 7, 2021.
7. 50% of Delhi population has Covid antibodies: What the latest sero survey shows. Delhi News. Jan 26, 2021.
8. Kavanagh KT. Public Written and Oral Comment. CDC HICPAC. June 3, 2021.
9. Kavanagh KT. Not Quite Over Yet: COVID-19 Variants on Rise in the U.S. Infection Control Today. June 7, 2021.
10. Parkinson J. CDC Updates COVID-19 Delta Variant to One “of Concern”. ContagionLive. June 15, 2021.
11. Sullivan S, Viser M. Biden heralds U.S. emergence from the pandemic, but he risks celebrating too soon. The Washington Post. July 4, 2021.
12. Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General. You Tube Video. Aug. 11, 2021.
13. Kavanagh KT. Israel to Offer COVID-19 Booster Shots to Older Citizens. Infection Control Today. July 29, 2021.
14. Kavanagh KT. COVID-19 Booster Shots for Older Americans Might be Needed. Infection Control Today. Aug. 2, 2021.
15. Puranik A, Lenehan PJ, Silvert E, et al. Comparison of two highly-effective mRNA vaccines for COVID-19 during periods of Alpha and Delta variant prevalence. medRxiv.
16. Kavanagh KT. Public Comment Regarding Vaccines Boosters in the Elderly. CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Aug. 13, 2021.
17. Diamond F. Why Wait 8 Months for a COVID-19 Booster Shot? Infection Control Today. Aug. 20, 2021.
18. Mandavilli A. In a Handful of States, Early Data Hint at a Rise in Breakthrough Infections. New York Times. Aug 17, 2021.