VEAP Tips

VEAP Tip of the Week #16- Boston Mask Mandate Ending Tomorrow, March 5th!

Good news! Cases are down and metrics are heading enough in the right direction that the Mayor’s office has announced that it is ending the indoor mask mandate tomorrow, March 5th. This means gyms, restaurants, clubs, shopping centers, etc. will no longer be required to enforce masking. HOWEVER, businesses may… Read More »VEAP Tip of the Week #16- Boston Mask Mandate Ending Tomorrow, March 5th!

COVID Death Stats Compared by Vaccination Status

A recent CDC study compared COVID death statistics by vaccination status, and this is what they found: From October to November 2021, they recorded: 16, 527 Unvaccinated COVID Deaths 5,493 Fully Vaccinated COVID Deaths (No Booster) 285 Fully Vaccinated + Booster COVID Deaths Source: CDC Study- Page 4 https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/pdfs/mm7104e2-H.pdf

When you compare case rates by vaccination status, it looks like this… (click me for breakdown- hint: the vaccines work very well!)

Fully vaccinated & boosted: 21 per 100,000Fully vaccinated, no booster: 145 per 100,000Unvaccinated: 640 per 100,000 So cases are 30x higher in unvaccinated folks than boosted folks. The third shot is crucial! Source: Massachusetts DPH via WPRI: https://www.wpri.com/target-12/report-unvaccinated-in-mass-have-30x-more-covid-cases-than-boosted-residents/