Official data has found that 49 people died from COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated. However. all individuals had pre-existing health conditions.
According to The Hill, seventeen people had cardiovascular disease, nine had cancer or other conditions that compromised their immune systems, and seven had diabetes Others had chronic conditions in the lungs, kidney, and liver.
A total of 4.4 million people have been fully vaccinated in the state, and the vaccines have proven to be 99.9 percent effective in fighting the virus. As more contagious Delta variant continues to spread, many breakthrough infections have emerged.
New Jersey has one of the highest rates of vaccination in the U.S, and a low record of COVID-19 deaths.
While it is true that these individuals died from COVID-19 after receiving the vaccine, it is important to note that this does not mean that the vaccine is ineffective in stopping the transmission or severe effects of COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19, including symptoms, prevention, and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organization or your national healthcare authority.