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Can you please help us understand vaccine efficacy vs. effectiveness?

Vaccines

A: Why yes we can! Vaccine efficacy and effectiveness both measure the % reduction in disease in the vaccinated group compared to the unvaccinated group. Vaccine efficacy measures this under *optimal conditions*, such as a vaccine trial, and vaccine effectiveness measures this in *real world settings*. How was vaccine efficacy evaluated in vaccine trials? In

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