The fast-spreading delta variant has flooded hospitals across the South. One of the causes: About 18 percent of Americans age 65 and over, at high risk of hospitalization and death, still aren’t fully vaccinated, versus about 5 percent in the U.K. “That’s a huge difference,” says Jeffrey Morris, PhD.
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