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Why vaccine efficacy and effectiveness are not the same thing – ABC News

Efficacy and effectiveness are often used interchangeably when talking about how well a vaccine prevents COVID-19. But there’s a key difference.

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CoronaCheck is RMIT ABC Fact Check’s weekly email newsletter dedicated to fighting the misinformation infodemic surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.
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CoronaCheck #60
In this week’s CoronaCheck, we explain what, exactly, vaccine efficacy figures mean and take a look at the evidence for and against ivermectin as a COVID-19 treatment.
We also gather up fact checking from the US about proposed…

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