COVID-19 jab saved 20 million lives in its first year, study suggests

COVID-19 jab saved 20 million lives in its first year, study suggests

COVID-19 jab saved 20 million lives in its first year, study suggests Despite the huge number of lives preserved by the vaccine's rapid rollout, the study says 600,000 more could have been saved if the WHO had met its 2021 goal. Thursday 23 June 2022 23:38, UK About 20 million lives were saved by the COVID vaccine in its first year, according to new estimates. Experts believe more deaths were prevented in richer countries, with 12.2 million saved in high and upper-middle income nations. The Imperial College London research, published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, suggests 19.8 million deaths were prevented overall. UK grandmother Maggie Keenan was the first to get the jab outside a clinical trial on 8 December 2020, and at least 66% of the world's population …
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