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The impact of the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccines

Written by Francesca Lake (Editor-in-Chief)

COVID-19 vaccine real-world evidence

The first national population-level study has shed light on the effect of the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The ‘real-world’ effectiveness of the first dose of the BNT162b2 mRNA (Pfizer–BioNTech) and ChAdOx1 (University of Oxford–AstraZeneca) vaccines has been revealed in a prospective study of Scotland’s population of 5.4 million, covering 1.14 million vaccinations, using the EAVE II database. Take a survey on your perspectives of COVID-19 immunology research and you could win a $25 Amazon voucher. Take the survey now!   The study results are currently available as a preprint, meaning they are yet to be peer-reviewed. The findings...

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