$5.7 billion could solve a lot of problems in this world… if only unvaccinated people didn’t burn all that money up in smoke, orphan countless kids, harm their future, and devastate the economy further by prolonging #COVID19. Please #vaccinate. 🧵

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2) In August, the new analysis estimates that the preventable costs of treating unvaccinated patients in hospitals total $3.7 billion, almost twice than June & July combined. The total preventable costs for 3 months now an estimated $5.7 billion. google.com/amp/s/www.kff.org…
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3) “The estimates draw on KFF’s analysis of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services data about COVID-19 hospital admissions… **each COVID hospitalization on average results in roughly $20,000** in hospital costs.” 👀
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4) it’s also not just about cost 💲- but also the untold suffering and value of people’s lives. It is killing our elderly in Florida and nationwide too.
📌Florida is #1 in the rate of nursing home resident #COVID19 deaths & staff #COVID19 deaths in August. Facts @GovRonDeSantis, brutal hard facts. aarp.org/ppi/issues/caregivi…
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This HAS to end. You don’t get your “freedom” at this price tag
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there is an immediate public health need for a public health course at every level = k-12 / university / medschool. there was no such coures whenst i was in medschool. let us develop on zoom, perhaps a series of 10 lessons, of duration/depth dependent upon level.
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I agree! Been working in public health for ten years and explaining basic measures to people is like talking to a wall.
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That's nearly 1/3 of the way toward ending homelessness for a year.
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What a wonderful world you must live in
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