Table 1 in this UK statistics release shows effectiveness of double-jab at preventing covid deaths: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/deathsinvolvingcovid19byvaccinationstatusengland/deathsoccurringbetween2januaryand2july2021
@sjb that actualy looks pretty good, contrary to some other news I've seen recently... are there 2 ways of calculating those statistics or sth?
@wolf480pl Normally you have to be careful how you slice up the groups, but here it compares to all other deaths in the same group, so I think that scales it correctly.
The vaccines don't seem to be perfect at stopping infections (a lot of people have mild symptoms), nor stopping spreading it to others, as far as I can tell. But the probability of death is way down.
@sjb I think comparing it to size of the group would be more useful. Not sure about UK, but here in Poland, the line between a "death from COVID" and "death from other causes of a person who happened to have COVID" is very blurry and there are incentives to blur it more.
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