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Let’s do the numbers on those breakthrough COVID cases

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Shoppers walk through downtown Manhattan.

Some economists worry that the latest COVID-19 delta variant surge will make shoppers pull back again. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

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A tiny fraction of 1% of vaccinated Americans have tested positive for COVID-19. But if you don’t read beyond the headlines, you might not know that. In this punchy happy hour episode, we’ll talk about why the media need to do better reporting on the delta variant. And speaking of failure … Congress went on summer break without extending the eviction moratorium. We’ll talk about it and play another round of our favorite game, “Half Full/Half Empty.”

Here’s everything we talked about today:

Click here to read the transcript.

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