Kaiser Foundation Pegs Cost of Hospitalization for Unvaccinated People at $5.7 Billion

Kaiser Foundation Pegs Cost of Hospitalization for Unvaccinated People at $5.7 Billion

Opinion | An analysis recently published by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) of San Francisco, California found that hospitalizations for COVID-19 symptoms among unvaccinated adults in the United States during June-August 2021 cost an estimated $5.7 billion, or an average of $20,000 per hospitalization. According to the KFF analysis, reportedly based on data from the […]

Businesses Offer Free Junk Food for Proof of COVID Vaccination

Businesses Offer Free Junk Food for Proof of COVID Vaccination

On Mar. 8, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a study which found that 78 percent of the people in the United States who have been hospitalized, placed on a ventilator or died as a result of COVID-19 were either overweight or obese.1 2 3 Overweight or Obese People are Most […]

Public Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine Faces Many Hurdles

Public Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine Faces Many Hurdles

Story Highlights Even before a vaccine against COVID-19 has been introduced to the public in the U.S., expectations for it are low. Dr. Anthony Fauci warns that a COVID-19 vaccine is not expected to be either long-lasting or more than 50 to 60 percent effective. Citing experience with other vaccines, a COVID-19 vaccine is not […]