CDC study finds risk of death from Covid-19 more than 10 times higher if not fully vaccinated

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A new study found that rates of Covid-19 cases, hospitalisations, and deaths were substantially lower among fully vaccinated people than among those who were only partially vaccinated or unvaccinated.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study monitored Covid-19 cases, hospitalisations, and deaths during two periods.

The first was when the Delta variant drove less than 50% of the Covid-19 cases in the US, and the second was when Delta became the dominant variant.

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