A new CDC study reports that unvaccinated adults are 23 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 during Omicron wave than adults who were vaccinated and boosted, CDC study finds.
The Hill reports “unvaccinated adults were 23 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 during the Omicron wave than adults who were vaccinated and boosted, according to a” study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC found:
The study also found that “hospitalizations were 5.3 times higher among the unvaccinated than vaccinated but not boosted.”
MedPage Today reports, “Overall, unvaccinated adults were more likely to
Healio reports for the study, researchers “assessed COVID-19 incidence, hospitalization and mortality rates from Nov. 7, 2021, through Jan. 8, 2022” in Los Angeles County.
Both mRNA vaccines are now FDA approved. They are no longer “experimental.” If you’re eligible for the vaccine and are not yet vaccinated, let me once again encourage you to reconsider.
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