The mainstream media has been widely reporting that almost every person dying of COVID-19 in the United States these days is an unvaccinated person. There have been many articles published during the past three weeks alleging that 99.2 percent of those who died of COVID-19 in the U.S. in May 2021 had not been vaccinated. All of these articles cite an “analysis” done by the Associated Press (AP) and published on June 24, 2021.
Reportedly, the AP analysis was based on data provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) One article by WebMD made reference to a “new report The Associated Press released looking at COVID-19 deaths during May 2021.”
The impression left by the article describing the analysis is that the AP published some sort of paper or study breaking down the number of COVID-19 deaths that occurred among fully vaccinated people versus unvaccinated people. But this doesn’t appear to be the case. All the reporting about an AP analysis has been about a relatively short news article written by AP reporters Carla K. Johnson and Mike Stobbe and titled “Nearly all COVID deaths in U.S. are now among unvaccinated. Read more from The Vaccine Reaction.