Even as the indoor dining room expanded in the Bay Area and San Francisco entered the orange tier on Tuesday, local infectious disease experts still warn that the activity poses some risk even to fully vaccinated people. One expert said he was even more concerned now than when the indoor dining room started opening in early March.
The Chronicle interviewed three health experts about risk levels for vaccinated people interested in eating indoors two weeks ago. While they did not agree on all the details, they all cautioned that some vaccinated people may not be worth the risk of dining indoors, particularly those who are older with pre-existing health conditions; Vaccinated people may still get sick or spread the disease. viruses to others.