• COVID Still Kills, but the Demographics of Its Victims Are Shifting

    10 days ago - By The Medical Care Blog

    As California settles into a third year of pandemic, covid-19 continues to pose a serious threat of death. But the number of people dying - and the demographics of those falling victim - has shifted notably from the first two years.
    Given the collective immunity people have garnered through a combination of mass vaccination and protections built from earlier infections, Californians overall were far less likely to die from covid in 2022, when the omicron variant dominated, than during the first two years of the pandemic, when other variants were largely at play, amplifying a national...
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