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Vaccines matter. 💉❤️

Around the world cases rose in mid-March. A familiar trend reappeared: places with high vaccine uptake fare better.

Here we compare Hong Kong and New Zealand, two places that experienced a surge of cases in March. But they have drastically different death rates.

The shocking death rates in Hong Kong are in part because of low vaccine uptake. Only 37% of over-80s in Hong Kong have had two doses. Virtually ALL of the over-80s in New Zealand had two shots.


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