Well that’s another thing, the vaccines were not very effective, they knew this when they started rolling out the boosters. Even when boosted people still spread the virus. The immunity from the vaccines waned over the span of a month or so you’re
ed worse than people with natural immunities.
Vaccination, infection with SARS-CoV-2 infection and a combination of both provide varying degrees of protection against infection.
Some findings have shown that many people dying from COVID-19 are vaccinated. But that doesn’t mean vaccines don’t work. Learn more with the AMA.
The hope was the vaccines would kind of work as a buffer helping you fight off the virus and gain natural immunity.
But yes the majority of covid-19 deaths were from old and the sick:
Other health conditions can increase your risk of developing dangerous symptoms if you get coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The best most optimistic take on this is they were worried about mutations and worried about saving lives. The cynical take is that the government knew this was a chance for a huge power grab and spending spree.
This is all stuff I was saying pretty early on, but I didn’t have the weight of millions of lives on my shoulders when saying it. I don’t know what these people were thinking at the time or what their perception of the whole picture was.