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COVID boosters could save 90,000 lives, $56.5 billion

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The omicron-specific bivalent COVID-19 boosters could potentially prevent tens of thousands of deaths in the U.S. and save billions of dollars in healthcare costs if a successful immunization campaign is carried out, according to new research. New projections released by the Commonwealth Fund on Wednesday showed that roughly 90,000 deaths due to the coronavirus could be prevented if 80 percent of eligible people receive the updated booster by the end of this year.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Covid-19 boosters could prevent about 90,000 US deaths this winter, but only if more people get them, analysis suggests

Covid-19 vaccinations could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars this winter.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Omicron-specific coronavirus boosters could save 90K lives: research

The omicron-specific bivalent COVID-19 boosters could potentially prevent tens of thousands of deaths in the U.S. and save billions of dollars in health care costs if a successful immunization campaign is carried out, according to new research. New projections released by the Commonwealth Fund on Wednesday showed that roughly 90,000 deaths due to the coronavirus…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Covid-19 boosters could prevent about 90,000 US deaths this winter, but only if more people get them, analysis suggests

By Jacqueline Howard, CNNCovid-19 vaccinations could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars this winter.A new analysis suggests that if more people in the United States get their booster by the end of the year, about 90,000 Covid-19 deaths could be prevented this fall and winter.But if booster vaccinations continue at their current pace, the nation could see a peak of more than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths per day this winter, according to the…

2 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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COVID boosters could save 90,000 lives this winter. Will Americans get them?

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2 months ago
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A strong fall COVID booster campaign could save 90,000 U.S. lives and avoid more than 936,000 hospitalizations, study finds

A strong fall COVID booster campaign could save about 90,000 people living in the U.S. from dying of the virus and avoid more than 936,000 hospitalizations,...

2 months ago·United States
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Covid-19 boosters could prevent about 90,000 US deaths this winter, but only if more people get them, analysis suggests

Covid-19 vaccinations could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars this winter.

2 months ago·Honolulu, United States
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