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Case fatality and Simpson’s paradox

Public Health England statistics do not show vaccinations increasing risks of Covid death.

A conspiracy site asserted on Twitter:

Public Health England data shows that the fully vaccinated have a 885% higher chance of dying due to C0V1-D than the unvaccinated…

The Public Health England report does not show this.

The Daily Expose article confuses the case fatality rate among Delta (B.1.617.2) cases for the “chance of dying due to”…

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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.