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Covid Patients in ICU Now Almost All Unvaccinated, Says Oxford Scientist

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Emergency workers load a COVID-19 intensive care patient from an air rescue helicopter onto an ambulance in Germany. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
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COVID-19 is no longer a disease of the vaccinated, according to the head researcher at the University of Oxford who developed the AstraZenica vaccine.

The “ongoing horror” of patients gasping for breath in hospital is now “largely restricted” to people who are unvaccinated, according to professor Sir Andrew Pollard.

Even though the more transmissible Delta variant continues to infect thousands, most of those who are fully vaccinated will experience only “mild infections” that are “little more than an unpleasant inconvenience,” Pollard says.

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