Hopes that life may soon be back to normal were dashed by Boris Johnson this week when he indicated that restrictions would remain in place to prevent a deadly third coronavirus wave.
Predictably, the announcement relied on unduly pessimistic modeling, which suggested a full release from lockdown in June could trigger a new wave of hospital admissions every bit as bad as the January peak and result in up to 59,900 deaths.
Now, buried down below in the article by the Telegraph:
“The resurgence in hospitalizations and deaths is dominated by those that have received two doses of the vaccine.”
Yes, you did read that correctly. Third-wave deaths will predominantly be driven by people who have been vaccinated.
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