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Los Angeles vaccination rates

Los Angeles vaccination rates

 

Los Angeles vaccination rates

2016 saw a record low in the number of Los Angeles County children immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, according to a recently released report from the Medical Board of California (MBC) and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH).In the 2016 data year, the county had an MBC-estimated 55.4 percent vaccine rate, which represents a large decrease from

COVID-19

Confirmed cases: Since March 16, 2020, UCLA has provided regular updates on the number of students, faculty and staff — both on and off campus — who have been confirmed by medical professionals to have COVID-19. Consistent with the protocols for infectious disease response, anyone identified within our campus community as being at risk of COVID-19 as a result of exposure to an infected person will be notified if they need to quarantine and be tested. Please keep in mind that multiple cases listed on a single day do not necessarily mean that all those individuals live in the same building.

The results of this population-based analysis using linked SARS-CoV-2 infection surveillance and vaccination registry data indicate that fully vaccinated persons aged ≥16 years with SARS-CoV-2 infection were less likely than unvaccinated persons to be hospitalized, to be admitted to an intensive care unit, to require mechanical ventilation, or to die from SARS-CoV-2 infection during a period when the Delta variant became predominant. Although age-adjusted hospitalization rates in partially vaccinated persons were similar to those in fully vaccinated persons, age-adjusted incidences were slightly lower in partially vaccinated persons than in fully vaccinated persons. These data indicate that authorized vaccines protect against SARS-CoV-2 infection and severe COVID-19, even with increased community transmission of the newly predominant Delta variant (2). (Source: www.cdc.gov)

AGE

Among all Los Angeles County residents, the age-adjusted 7-day incidence and hospitalization rates increased exponentially among unvaccinated, fully vaccinated, and partially vaccinated persons, with the highest rates among unvaccinated persons in late June (Figure 1). On May 1, in unvaccinated persons, the age-adjusted incidence (35.2 per 100,000 population) was 8.4 times and the age-adjusted hospitalization rate (4.6 per 100,000 population) was 10.0 times the rates in fully vaccinated persons (4.2 and 0.46, respectively). Partially vaccinated persons had a similar incidence (4.1) and hospitalization rate (0.27) as fully vaccinated persons. On July 25, the age-adjusted incidence in unvaccinated persons (315.1) was 4.9 times that in fully vaccinated persons (63.8); the rate among partially vaccinated persons was 46.8. The age-adjusted hospitalization rate in unvaccinated persons (29.4) was 29.2 times the rate in fully vaccinated persons (1.0); the hospitalization rate was similar in partially vaccinated persons (0.90) (Supplementary Table; https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/109087).

Differences in the percentages of infections by vaccination status were calculated using chi-square tests for categorical variables and Kruskal-Wallis tests for medians; p-values <0.05 were considered statistically significant. Age-adjusted rolling 7-day SARS-CoV-2 infection and hospitalization rates were estimated by vaccination status.** Using convenience samples, WGS lineage data from all available sequencing results (6,752) (Source: www.cdc.gov)

 

 

 

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