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"Vaccination works": CDC study shows unvaxxed 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19

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A study published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that people across the U.S. who were not fully vaccinated this spring and summer were 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19 — and over 10 times more likely to be hospitalized — than those who were fully inoculated.

"During April 4-July 17, a total of 569,142 (92%) COVID-19 cases, 34,972 (92%) hospitalizations, and 6,132 (91%) COVID-19-associated deaths were reported among persons not fully vaccinated, and 46,312 (8%) cases, 2,976 (8%) hospitalizations, and 616 (9%) deaths were reported among fully vaccinated persons" in the 13 states examined as part of the new study, according to the CDC.

In Alabama, Utah, Colorado, and the 10 other states included in the analysis, "rates of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths were........

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