Vaccinate against COVID-19 or Not?
Should we get vaccinated, or should we believe the protesters who are against vaccinations?
The evidence appears to show that vaccinations can save lives, and can save severe issues from Covid-19.
It will not stop everyone from getting Covid-19, but it helps.
No vaccines are 100% effective at preventing illness in vaccinated people.
There will be a small percentage of fully vaccinated people who still get sick, are hospitalised, or die from COVID-19.
Australia has had few cases and deaths compared to many other countries, but we can look at how effective the vaccines are in those other countries.
More than 161 million people in the United States, about half their population, have been fully vaccinated as of July 19, 2021. cdc.gov
Nearly all current COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are in people who weren’t vaccinated. apnews.com
On July 16, 2021, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky revealed that 99.5% of recent U.S. deaths from COVID-19 and 97% of current COVID-19 hospitalisation were of unvaccinated people.
In early July, Dr Fauci said that 99.2% of people who died recently were unvaccinated. In the state of Maryland, every patient who died from COVID-19 in June was unvaccinated.
In Los Angeles, Dr. Ghaly, director of the County Department of Health Services, said: “Every single patient that we’ve admitted for COVID has been not yet fully vaccinated.”
Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County’s director of public health, said: Over 99% of the COVID-19 cases, hospitalisations and deaths we are seeing are among unvaccinated individuals.”
Australian news reports about Covid-19 deaths in Australia, and there have been 11 in recent weeks, are mentioning non vaccinated individuals.
I’ve been vaccinated…