So yesterday we looked at some very interesting UK data, which seemed to throw a monkey wrench into the narrative we’ve been fed about the value of the vax. A friend pointed out that my supposition was not entirely pertinent as I was discussing “cases” and one should not care about cases but about death. This is true and has always been true. If you haven’t read that post you should do so now to have a better context for this post. Find that first post here: https://www.springfieldholisticwellness.com/what-the-bloody-hell-is-going-on-in-the-uk
Let me address my friend’s concern here. If you look at the UK data (I didn't include the charts with this info so you'll have to trust me), which covers the last month, you will see that fully 81% of those who died within 28 days of a positive test were FULLY VACCINATED. If you look at the numbers for deaths within 60 days of a positive test you will see that fully 82% of those people were FULLY VACCINATED. Now I didn’t include those people with one shot as that makes things more complicated and those numbers would not appreciably change these statistics. So how do you explain this? While we’re TOLD here (no actual data provided) that 90 – 95% of COVID deaths are in the unvaccinated, when you look across the pond, their (actually published) numbers tell an almost completely OPPOSITE STORY. How do you explain that?
Anyway, if you think the absolute number of infections (or deaths) doesn’t prove something’s going on with the red shirts (those vaccinated - see previous post), let’s look at the RATE of infection measured as the number of infections PER 100,000 PEOPLE. When you measure rate of infection (or hospitalization or death) you are comparing apples to apples irrespective of how many of each group are involved. The rate tells you your chances of being affected by the virus if you’re vaxxed or if you’re not. Rate is the great equalizer. Let’s look:
You will notice here that the RATE of infection (cases) is higher, in fact TWICE AS HIGH after age 30, in the fully vaxxed as compared to the completely unvaxxed. That means that if you’re fully vaccinated, you stand DOUBLE the chance of being infected as someone who is completely unvaccinated. How do you explain that? What the hell could possibly be going on with the vaccine that makes its recipients TWICE as vulnerable as those who decline its injection? Now if you look at hospitalization or death, the fully vaxxed have an advantage by a factor of about three to about six (in RATE, not in actually bodies in the hospital or morgue). So as I’ve said before it is in fact the unvaxxed who should be afraid of the vaxxed, not the other way around. The vaxxed get infected twice as often (more opportunity to spread) but the unvaxxed die four times as often once infected.
But what’s really interesting here is the DIFFERENCE in rate of death between the two groups. Let’s look at age 50-59 under “Death within 28 days”. The RATE of death for the vaxxed is 1.4 deaths per 100,000 vaxxed people. The RATE of death for the unvaxxed is 8.1 deaths per 100,000 unvaxxed people. Well that means the rate of death is almost SIX TIMES HIGHER in the unvaxxed as in the vaxxed. That’s certainly the headline you would read. Case closed. Get your shot. But if you look at the actual difference in death rate, you see a different story. A 1.4 per 100,000 death rate is a percentage of 0.0014% for the fully vaccinated and an 8.1 per 100,000 death rate is a percentage of 0.008% for the unvaccinated. If you subtract the vaxxed percentage from the unvaxxed percentage you get about 0.007% (rounded up) or SEVEN ONE-THOUSANDTHS OF ONE PERCENT. That’s the actual difference. AND PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT THESE MORTALITY RATES ARE FOR PEOPLE WHO’VE BEEN INFECTED, not just people in general. You’ve been told that if you are vaccinated and get infected, you are “protected” from serious illness or death because of your vaccination. That is true – to the tune of 0.007% benefit. That means if you are fully vaccinated and you get infected, you stand a seven one-thousandths of one percent better chance of not dying from the ‘vid than someone who is not vaccinated and gets infected. Sorry, that’s the data. These numbers are in line with the reported data from Pfizer during their vaccine trials from last year.
Let’s take a quick look at the American data, as best we can. Over the last three months we are told there have been about 1,500 deaths a day due to COVID and this is most certainly a tragedy. But we shouldn’t compound the tragedy of death with the tragedy of hysteria. 1,500 deaths a day times 90 days equals about 135,000 deaths (we’ll round up to 140,000 deaths). If we accept that only10% of these deaths are in the fully vaxxed, that means over the last three months some 14,000 fully vaxxed people have died “from” COVID. Over the last three months we have had an average of about a 55% fully vaccinated rate; that equals somewhere about 180 million people. That gives you a population fatality rate in the fully vaxxed community over the last three months of 0.008% (rounded up). If you look at the same timeframe for the unvaxxed, you come up with a population fatality rate of 0.08%. So that means you stand a TEN TIMES GREATER RISK OF DEATH if you are walking around America unvaccinated than you would if you were vaccinated. That has been the headline, and mathematically it is true. But before you lose your mind consider this: As I have said many times before, 10 times nothing is still nothing. And the actual difference in chances of dying in the vaxxed vs. unvaxxed is about 0.07% (0.08 minus 0.008 = 0.07), or seven one-hundredths of one percent. That’s it. So if over the last three months you’ve been walking around America as a fully vaccinated person, your chances of not dying from COVID vs the chances of your stupid, selfish unvaxxed neighbor not dying from COVID is seven one-hundredths of one percent. Looking at it from the other side, your chances of not dying from COVID if you are fully vaccinated stands at about 99.992%, whereas your unvaxxed former friend’s chances are only a meager 99.92%.
So if seven one-hundredths (or seven one-thousandths if you use the UK data) of one percent let’s you sleep better at night, you do you. But please stop telling everyone else how important the shot is, because the actual data says it isn’t. And soon I'll show you some other data from the UK which demands some answers as to what the vaccine might be doing to people. And please stop believing that the unvaccinated are somehow a threat to your fully vaccinated rump, because they’re not. Remember, by the actual data we get to see, you the fully vaccinated person present a much greater threat to your unvaccinated brother-in-law whom you have excluded from Thanksgiving dinner than he does to you.