CDC finds unvaccinated people 11 times more likely to die of Covid

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New data from the CDC confirms what public health officials have been urging for a long time: Getting vaccinated, no matter which vaccine, makes a massive difference when it comes to survival.

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As of August, unvaccinated people were more than six times more likely to test positive for the coronavirus, and 11 times more likely to die from the disease, an axios analysis CDC data has been found.

The data covers 16 jurisdictions: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York City, Seattle/King County, Washington, Utah and Wisconsin.


Among the leading vaccines in the US, those receiving the Moderna jab were the safest, while those receiving Johnson & Johnson were the least, although all vaccines protected one much better than nothing.

While the study points to the encouraging results of the vaccines, the US has struggled to convince people to get the vaccine. About 56 percent of Americans are fully vaccinated, Ranking Behind Rich Peer Countries Such as South Korea, Canada, Japan, France, Brazil, UK and Germany.

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The number of average daily doses of vaccine being given has been year-round decline, from a seven-day average of 3.38 million doses, up to a weekly average of over 843,000 currently, although the rate began to climb again in July, as it became clear that the delta version would continue to ravage the country. .

Last week, a Food and Drug Administration panel One Shot Recommended Second Dose of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Following previous approval of Pfizer and Moderna Shots for supplement use in high-risk populations, for use as a “booster” in older people and vulnerable youth.

The vaccine push could be further accelerated by a new Biden administration rule proposed in September that requires companies that employ more than 100 people who need personnel or be routinely tested for Covid goes.

the policy has been submitted for legal consideration, and may be finalized this week, affecting more than 80 million workers. Several Republican-led states have challenged the mandate, and a group of state GOP secretaries sent a letter to the president blasting the proposal.destructive and hostile

According to one, the disparity in vaccination between racial groups continues Recent Analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation, with white people still more likely to receive a Covid vaccine than black or Hispanic people.

Some professions are even pushing against vaccination. For example, police have resisted forcible detention in many places, despite requests from public health officials. In fact, coronavirus was the leading cause of death for police officers in 2020 and 2021, Five times more people died from bullets. Nevertheless, police unions in places like Chicago opposed the new mandate.

The United States’ top infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci has said opposition to the vaccine “makes no sense” to public-facing government officials such as police officers.

“I’m not comfortable telling people what they should do under normal circumstances, but we’re not in normal circumstances right now,” he said Washington Post.

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