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A COVID-19 vaccine is administered at a clinic at Olympic Stadium in Montréal on March 1, 2021, marking the beginning of mass vaccination in the Province of Québec based on age. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

COVID-19 vaccine FAQs: Efficacy, immunity to illness vs. infection (yes, they’re different), new variants and the likelihood of eradication

With four COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in Canada, it's time to answer FAQs about efficacy, immunity, eradication and variants.
Study shows that the Novavax vaccine is effective against the dominant variant of COVID-19 in South Africa. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Results from Novavax vaccine trials in the UK and South Africa differ: why, and does it matter?

The results indicate that the vaccine efficacy in the UK was 89% for individuals who received at least two doses of vaccine. In South Africa, the vaccine efficacy was 60% in people without HIV.

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