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Health Ministry: 96% of people who die of COVID-19 are unvaccinated

November 16, 2021 9:01 amby Sergiy Slipchenko
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Patients who are not fully vaccinated also account for 94% of hospitalizations, according to the ministry’s data from Aug. 1 to Oct. 31.

Fully vaccinated people are nine times less likely to die and five times less likely to be hospitalized from complications related to COVID-19.

Only 22% of Ukraine’s population is fully vaccinated. Despite having free access to 11.4 million doses of vaccine, Ukraine is falling behind every other European country.

Sergiy Slipchenko
Author: Sergiy Slipchenko

Sergiy Slipchenko is a staff writer at the Kyiv Independent. He studied at York University in Toronto, Canada and worked as a reporter at the Kyiv Post.

Tags: Covid-19

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