Fact Check-Graph showing England’s COVID-19 death statistics misrepresents impact of vaccines

Posted on AllSides July 20th, 2022
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ocial media users are sharing a graph which shows the number of COVID-19 deaths by vaccination status in England between April 1 and May 31. It reveals that 94% of deaths in that period were among those who are vaccinated. However, this statistic on its own is misleading as it fails to acknowledge the nation’s vaccination rate. The graph also originates from a blog that has previously been found by Reuters Fact Check to have shared health misinformation.

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