Currently, too little is known about the gamma variant of the coronavirus (the Brazilian strain) to make precise estimates of its infectivity among the vaccinated, Russian experts said in an interview with RBC, Report informs.

Larisa Popovich, director of the Institute for Health Economics at the Higher School of Economics, told RBC that any virus can penetrate the immune system.

“If a person is vaccinated, then either he will be able to repel the attack, or if the virus breaks through, it will cause little harm. Therefore, no one has ever denied that all vaccinated are 100 percent protected,” she noted.