Vaccinated Americans a majority of COVID deaths for first time in August: analysis

Vaccinated Americans a majority of COVID deaths for first time in August: analysis
For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, a majority of Americans dying from the coronavirus were at least partially vaccinated, according to a new analysis of federal and state data.  The waning efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and increasingly contagious strains of the virus being spread to elderly and immunocompromised people have resulted in more deaths among those who have taken at least one vaccine dose, a Washington Post analysis published Wednesday finds.  "Fifty-eight percent of coronavirus deaths in August were people who were vaccinated or boosted," the Post reported.  The paper described a "troubling trend" as the share of deaths of people who were vaccinated has been "steadily rising" over the past year.  RSV SURGE RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT REPEAT CASES: CAN YOU OR YOUR CHILD GET IT AGAIN? "In September 2021, vaccinated people made up just 23 percent of coronavirus fatalities. In January and February this year, it was up to 42… ..... Read More.
FOX News – Health News | Health & WellnessWed, November 23, 2022
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