According to an Israeli study looking at 1.2 million people, the Pfizer vaccine appears to cut symptoms of COVID-19 by over 90 percent. Among people who received the vaccine, the rate of infected people who felt ill was 94% lower and the rate of serious illness was 92% lower. This real-world data seems to confirm data from the Pfizer trials showing the vaccine provided 95% protection against symptomatic COVID-19. Now, this research hasn’t been peer-reviewed yet, but it appears to be more evidence that getting the COVID-19 vaccine greatly reduces your chances of being hospitalized or dying from the coronavirus.
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The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book