A new CDC study finds COVID-19 cases, emergency department visits, hospital admissions, and deaths declined more among older U.S. adults than among younger adults. The greater declines among older adults are likely due, in part, to higher COVID-19 vaccination coverage, highlighting the potential benefits of rapidly increasing vaccination coverage. Learn more: bit.ly/MMWR6821

CDC, profile pictureMay be an image of 3 people and text that says 'COVID-19 vaccination reduces risk for infection, serious illness, and death COVID-19 vaccination coverage is higher among older adults Larger decreases have occurred in older adults than younger adults for*: Increasing vaccination coverage among all eligible people is likely to further reduce serious COVID-19 illness By May 1, 2021, 69% of adults aged ২65 years and 26% of adults aged 18-49 years were fully vaccinated Infections Emergency department visits Hospitalizations Deaths CDC.GOV during September 2021 bit.ly/MMWR6821 MMWR'