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Debunking Vaccine Myths

Published August 11, 2021

Myth: COVID-19 vaccines won’t protect me against the new Delta variant, which is more contagious.

Fact: Early research shows that vaccines are slightly less effective against COVID-19 variants, but still protect against severe cases of COVID-19, according to the Mayo Clinic. Given that the Delta variant has been linked to the recent rise in COVID cases in Virginia and elsewhere, Newport News Shipbuilding strongly encourages all employees to get vaccinated.