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Newly Published: Effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines in UK against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant

JL Bernal et al. (2021) report on vaccine efficacy against variants in the United Kingdom, in an original article published (July 21, 2021) in the New England Journal of Medicine. Their study, published as an original report, "Effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant," utilized a test-negative case-control design to "estimate the effectiveness of vaccination against symptomatic disease caused by the delta variant or the predominant strain (B.1.1.7, or alpha variant)."[1]


Read more about their methodology, results, and the nuanced discussion in NEJM at Effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant | NEJM.


Citation

[1] Bernal et al., 2021, Effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant | NEJM, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2108891


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