You may have heard of the dreaded "Delta" variant of Covid that's so infectious and "may be" very deadly. It's popping up all over, including in the US and the UK. LifeSite is reporting that in the UK Delta Covid is, indeed, proving to be SIX TIMES AS DEADLY as Covid Classic for fully vaxxed folks as it is for the unvaxxed. That sounds bad, except that, in either case, its case fatality rate is "exceedingly low":
Hospitalizations are also higher among thousands of fully vaccinated individuals who test positive for the Delta COVID ‘variant of concern.’
Both death rates among the unvaccinated and vaccinated are exceedingly low (less than one percent of all positive tests) for a variant that Public Health England describes as the “dominant variant” in the UK, comprising “91 percent of sequenced cases.”
A risk assessment of the Delta variant of the pandemic coronavirus published Friday describes it as being more readily spread between people, but it is also described as a variant with “low infection severity.”
In other words, it's following the typical profile for all these types of viruses. As mutations proceed, the virus becomes more transmissible but less severe. Nevertheless, each newly identified mutant variant is hyped to the skies.