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Saturday, January 1st, 2022, 4:11 pm

NHS (UK) Survey of COVID-19-Linked Deaths: 79% of the Fatalities Did Receive COVID-19 Vaccines (But There’s a Caveat)

Source: Vaccine_surveillance_report week_49

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Total deaths in the period studied/surveyed: 3310
Total deaths of people who did not receive a COVID-19 vaccine: 700 (21.11% of the total)

The footnote which puts this into better context: “In the context of very high vaccine coverage in the population, even with a highly effective vaccine, it is expected that a large proportion of cases, hospitalisations and deaths would occur in vaccinated individuals, simply because a larger proportion of the population are vaccinated than unvaccinated and no vaccine is 100% effective. This is especially true because vaccination has been prioritised in individuals who are more susceptible or more at risk of severe disease. Individuals in risk groups may also be more at risk of hospitalisation or death due to non-COVID-19 causes, and thus may be hospitalised or die with COVID-19 rather than because of COVID-19.”

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