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Biochemist Daniela Beatriz Ori manipulates swab samples to make a real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) analysis for COVID-19 testing at the biochemistry lab of Central Navy Hospital Dr. Pedro Malloon April 28, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images)
Heavy snow falls as people wearing face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19 cross a road in Burnaby, B.C., on Monday, December 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
People walk past a "we're open, heated terrace dining" sign at Eli's Essentials on the Upper East Side on February 02, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images)
Mother putting a face mask on her daughter. (August de Richelieu/ Pexels)

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What is a COVID-19 vaccine 'breakthrough' case?

When a fully vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus, this is considered a 'breakthrough' case. While a small number of such cases are expected, health officials say they're not a cause for alarm.

Canada vs Zimbabwe: Two divergent paths of COVID-19 vaccination

In Canada, early stumbles in the fight against COVID-19 were overcome thanks to money and a strong public health infrastructure. In Zimbabwe, poor planning, a lack of resources and the failure of a global mechanism intended to share scarce vaccines have led to a desperate shortage of COVID-19 shots -- and oxygen tanks and protective equipment, as well.

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