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.
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
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.
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…