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US CDC data: Unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than fully vaccinated

12:00  16 october  2021
12:00  16 october  2021 Source:   thehill.com

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Unvaccinated people have an 11 times higher risk of dying from COVID - 19 than fully vaccinated people, according to new data posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ). The data run through August and are from 16 health departments representing about 30 percent of the The information comes from a new data page posted by the CDC that also includes a breakdown based on which vaccine people received. The risks are far higher for unvaccinated people than for people receiving any vaccination , but the data does show somewhat higher levels of cases and deaths in

The risk of dying from COVID - 19 was more than 11 times greater in August for unvaccinated adults than fully vaccinated adults, while the risk of testing positive for the coronavirus was six times higher among the unvaccinated , the CDC data says. But the data is not a complete picture, as the agency The data will be updated as more health departments begin to participate. The new data aligns with a study released by the agency last month that analyzed coronavirus cases and deaths between April and July. The study likewise found that unvaccinated individuals were 11 times more likely to die of the

Unvaccinated people have an 11 times higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than fully vaccinated people, according to new data posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

A health care worker prepares a vaccine for administration at a vaccination clinic © Getty Images A health care worker prepares a vaccine for administration at a vaccination clinic

The data run through August and are from 16 health departments representing about 30 percent of the U.S. population, the CDC said.

In addition, the data show that unvaccinated people have a six times higher chance of testing positive for COVID-19 than fully vaccinated people do.

The data add to a pile of evidence showing the reduced risks from the virus that vaccination brings. About 77 percent of the eligible population, people 12 and older, now has at least one shot of the vaccine, but the Biden administration has been urging the remaining 23 percent to get the shots and has been turning to vaccine requirements as voluntary efforts like incentives hit a ceiling.

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The research, spanning more than 600,000 people in 13 jurisdictions, also determined that unvaccinated populations were over 10 times more likely to be hospitalized — figures that underscore COVID - 19 vaccines protect recipients from deaths and hospitalizations. COVID - 19 shots still work to protect recipients from the worst of the disease amid the rampant spread of the delta variant. “As we have shown study after study, vaccination works,” Walensky said during the briefing. “ CDC will continue to do all we can do to increase vaccination rates across the country by working

Throughout the month of August, unvaccinated adults were 11 times more likely to die from Covid - 19 than fully vaccinated adults, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The CDC also found that unvaccinated adults faced a six times as likely to contract the virus than fully vaccinated adults. The data marks the first time the CDC has released information about how Covid - 19 risks can differ depending on vaccination status.

The information comes from a new data page posted by the CDC that also includes a breakdown based on which vaccine people received.

The risks are far higher for unvaccinated people than for people receiving any vaccination, but the data does show somewhat higher levels of cases and deaths in people receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, followed by Pfizer and then Moderna.

As of Aug. 29, there were 665 cases per 100,000 unvaccinated people, compared to 150 cases among Johnson & Johnson recipients, 125 among Pfizer recipients, and 86 among Moderna recipients.

Celine Gounder, an infectious diseases expert at New York University, tweeted that the data showed a "compelling" reason for giving J&J recipients an additional dose.

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel made that recommendation on Friday.

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