Here in the U.S. we get see much news blaming too many unvaccinated for the Delta wave of the pandemic. Sometimes the news says rural, conservative area resistance to vaccinations are the problem.

But how does the U.S. compare to other countries?

The U.S. is just 3 percentage points behind the European Union and pretty much middle of the pack for the richer nations. Of course, the U.S. can and must do better than it has done so far, but this data shows the U.S. is not nearly as far behind and as backward a country as the media would have us believe. (Click on chart to enlarge)

Chart comes from OurWorldInData.

By EdwardM