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Scientists: COVID-19 vaccines saved 20 million lives during their 1st year

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Covid-19 vaccines cut potential global death toll by more than half in the first year they were available, study says. Without Covid vaccines, 31.4 million people would have died of the disease between December 2020 and 2021. The study estimated that vaccinations prevented 19.8 million deaths. More deaths were prevented in wealthy countries, with an estimated 12.2 million lives saved in high and upper-middle income countries. More than 11 billion jabs have been administered so far.
Scientists: COVID-19 vaccines saved 20 million lives during their 1st year
5 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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Times of India

COVID-19 vaccines saved 20 million lives in first year, scientists say

The researchers used data from 185 countries to estimate that vaccines prevented 4.2 million COVID-19 deaths in India, 1.9 million in the United States, 1 million in Brazil, 631,000 in France and 507,000 in the United Kingdom.

5 days ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 India

Covid Jabs Prevented Around 24 Deaths Per 10,000 People in India, 2 Crore Worldwide, Finds Study

It said a further 6 lakh deaths could have been averted if the World Health Organisation’s target of vaccinating 40% of the population in every country by the end of 2021 had been met

5 days ago·India
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CTV News

COVID-19 vaccines saved 20M lives in 1st year, scientists say

Nearly 20 million lives were saved by COVID-19 vaccines during their first year, but even more deaths could have been prevented if international targets for the shots had been reached, researchers reported Thursday.

5 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Hindu

Over 42 lakh deaths in India prevented by COVID-19 vaccines in 2021: Lancet study

The WHO had last month estimated that there were 4.7 million Covid-linked deaths in India, a figure that was refuted by the government

6 days ago·India
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CBS Local

COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says

(CNN) — COVID-19 vaccines saved 19.8 million lives in the first year they were available, according to a large-scale modeling study published in The Lancet on Friday.The impact of the vaccination programs was determined by estimating the additional lives lost if no vaccines were available.Based on officially reported COVID-19 cases, the study estimates that 14.4 million deaths were prevented by vaccines between December 8, 2020 and December 8, 2…

5 days ago·United States
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Global News

Nearly 20 million lives saved by COVID-19 vaccines during their first year: study - National

An additional 600,000 deaths would have been prevented if a target of 40 per cent vaccination coverage by the end of 2021 had been met.

6 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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