According to the “Science Alert” website, which specializes in publishing scientific studies and research, of the 18,000 deaths, 150 people were fully vaccinated, or only 0.8 percent.
While more than 853,000 were hospitalized due to Covid-19 last May, fewer than 1,200 of them, or about 0.1 percent of people who were fully vaccinated, were, according to available data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In turn, the Director of the Center for Disease Control, Dr. Rochelle Walinsky, said during a press conference on Tuesday, that the vaccines are “almost 100 percent effective,” considering that “every adult death can be prevented by vaccination,” according to the Associated Press. “.
Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than 45 percent of Americans have received the full vaccination, that is, the two doses.
It comes at a time when top health officials are urging vaccination as the Indian Delta strain, the most transmissible, has become a growing concern.