UCI News

Omicron caused spike in deaths in vaccinated people, analysis finds, though unvaccinated remain most at risk

MarketWatch, May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022

Omicron caused spike in deaths in vaccinated people, analysis finds, though unvaccinated remain most at risk

“It’s still absolutely more dangerous to be unvaccinated than vaccinated,” Andrew Noymer, a public health [associate] professor at the University of California, Irvine who studies covid-19 mortality, told the [Washington Post] newspaper. “A pandemic of — and by — the unvaccinated is not correct. People still need to take care in terms of prevention and action if they became symptomatic.”