Using an agent-based model, we examined the impact of community prevalence, the Delta variant, staff vaccination coverage, and boosters for residents on outbreak dynamics in nursing homes. Increased staff coverage and high booster vaccine effectiveness leads to fewer infections, but cumulative incidence is highly dependent on community transmission.
Holmdahl I, Kahn R, Slifka KJ, Dooling K, Slayton RB. (2022). Modeling the impact of vaccination strategies for nursing homes in the context of increased SARS-CoV-2 community transmission and variants. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America