By the Numbers: Early data shows real-world COVID-19 vaccine success

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have dropped dramatically in populations with high vaccination rates, preliminary data shows.
1:03 | 01/27/21

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And some positive news so much needed positive news about the real world impact of coded nineteen vaccinations even in this early phase here's a look. By the numbers five point 6% that's the current covered nineteen positively rate of the Los Angeles county fire department. A dramatic drop from the 18%. Positive to be re just last month. That's after 75% of the county's firefighters over 3000. People got a first vaccine dose. Israel where more than 40% of the population has received at least one dose of the visor vaccine making it somewhat of an international test case. The country's covet nineteen hospitalizations dropped 60% among people over sixty years old. Two days after the second shot according to initial findings by a leading Israeli health care provider. And more than a week after getting a second dose only 100. Of 1% of vaccinated Israelis contracted coping. And while these preliminary results are indeed promising experts say we'll need to backs Nate seventy to 90% of our population to achieve the herd immunity. That were hoping for.

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