Conditional probability and imperfect vaccines II

On 13th June, a MailOnline headline states:

Study shows 29% of the 42 people who have died after catching the new strain had BOTH vaccinations as cases soar another 40%

In Public Health England’s briefing on 25th June, 50 out of 117 Delta-related (B.1.117.2) deaths had two vaccine doses.

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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.