Igor Chudov: Guesstimating Relative Risk of Mortality by Vaccination Status

While this evaluation really is a guesstimate, it is absolutely worth reading. According to his calculation, the relative risk of dying for a vaccinated person is about 40% higher than an unvaccinated person. For context, this reduces life expectancy form 80 to about 64. This is not a perfect evaluation, but still very useful and hopefully others will follow.


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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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