Increased Number of COVID-19 Deaths Among Vaccinated Americans

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Increased Number of COVID-19 Deaths Among Vaccinated Americans

Increased Number of COVID-19 Deaths , Among Vaccinated Americans.

CNN reports as COVID-19 vaccines became available, there has been a stark divide in deaths between those who received a vaccine and those who did not.

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But experts say as vaccine protection has diminished, .

More transmissible variants have made coronavirus deaths closer to an even split.

In recent months, breakthrough infections have heightened risks for vulnerable populations.

According to federal data, less than 25% of deaths occurred in vaccinated citizens during the peak of the Delta Variant.

Comparatively, vaccinated Americans accounted for over 40% of deaths at the height of Omicron.

Experts say those who have only received the first series of coronavirus vaccines may be three times more likely to die.

Almost no one in this country should be dying from Covid.

, Dr. Robert Califf, commissioner US FDA, via CNN.

What we really should be worried about is getting the boosters that we need to stay up to date so with the new variants that we have... , Dr. Robert Califf, commissioner US FDA, via CNN.

...we donโ€™t have unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations.

, Dr. Robert Califf, commissioner US FDA, via CNN


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