2021-03-11 General


The Economist has a really great article which models the influence of age and comorbidities on hospitalization and death. Here’s a graph from the article:

Vaccine Effectiveness

Pfizer issued a press release, saying that its vaccine was 97% effective at preventing symptomatic disease in Israel (which has mostly B.1.1.7). (Are you getting the message? These vaccines are really really good.)