Medical Health Cluster


Unvaccinated People 20 Times More Likely to Die From COVID: Texas Study

During the month of September, Texans who weren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 were 20 times more likely to die from COVID-19 and related complications than those who were fully vaccinated, according to a new study from the Texas Department of State Health Services. The data also showed that unvaccinated people were 13 times […]

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Among the unvaccinated, delta variant more than doubles risk of hospitalization

New research from England’s public health service has confirmed a suspicion spawned by bursting hospital wards across the United States: The delta variant of the coronavirus not only spreads 50% more readily than the alpha variant it rapidly overtook, it’s also making unvaccinated people sicker. Through most of April and May, […]

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COVID-19-associated hospitalizations among vaccinated and unvaccinated adults 18 years – COVID-NET, 13 states, January 1 – July 24, 2021

Abstract Background As of August 21, 2021, >60% of the U.S. population aged ≥18 years were fully vaccinated with vaccines highly effective in preventing hospitalization due to Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19). Infection despite full vaccination (vaccine breakthrough) has been reported, but characteristics of those with vaccine breakthrough resulting in hospitalization and relative […]

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NIH Chief: New Mask Guidance Protects Vulnerable, Unvaccinated

The latest national mask guidance is meant to protect unvaccinated and vulnerable people, Francis Collins, MD, the director of the National Institutes of Health, said on Sunday. The CDC guidelines encourage everyone — including vaccinated people — to wear masks in indoor public places where COVID-19 transmission is high. “It’s mostly about […]

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