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Why are some vaccines 100% effective while others aren’t?

Why are some vaccines, like for rabies, 100% effective at treating someone while others, like the covid 19 vaccine, isn’t. Disclaimer: not a dumb vaccine skeptic or anything just genuinely curious.
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Are covid vaccinations and boosters still useful and if not, why are governments and agencies promoting them?

So regarding Omicron, the latest research shows that vaccines and convalescent immunity have no or negligible effect on Omicron, and that booster shots have very little neutralising activity. On the ...
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Spreading covid talking vs breathing risks

Some links claim one can spread covid merely by breathing (not talking): Currently available research supports the possibility that SARS-CoV-2 could be spread via bioaerosols generated directly by ...
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How many people end up needing medical attention during the 15 minute window after receiving the Pfizer vaccine?

Everyone receiving the COVID vaccines is asked to wait for 15 minutes in case they have a bad reaction to the shot. Given that we've now had hundreds of millions of Pfizer vaccine shots injected ...
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Terminology for vaccinating with multiple vaccines?

If one were to be "fully vaccinated" with 2 doses of the Pfizer for COVID19 and then six months later vaccinate with the Moderna version: What is the word or phrase to indicate such a ...
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Covid vaccine second dose side effects and immunity

Does experiencing side effects such as fever/headache/muscle ache after the second dose of vaccine mean that immune system is weak and catching covid would have been more dangerous in comparison to ...
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How does Pfizer vaccine affect covid test?

Medical question on possible outcomes of tests. Assuming patient does NOT have actual covid. Perfectly Healthy A patient gets a Pfizer vaccine first dose today. Will the patient’s Covid nose swab ...
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What is the difference in survival rate in all old people vs all healthy old people once infected with covid?

What is the difference in survival rates of people infected with covid who are members of the group defined as all people 70 years of age and older (say) compared with the group of all people of that ...
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Fluid in lungs from pressure during bowel movement? [closed]

One of my relatives is admitted in the hospital because he got infected with COVID. And yesterday, his lungs had fluid in them because he exerted pressure during defecation. How is this possible? ...
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Do vaccinated people not have zero risk of mortality by Covid 19?

This video by Vox says people who are vaccinated have zero risk of mortality by Covid 19. But NDTV reports (at 00:21 and again at 07:53 in the video) that even fully vaccinated 8 frontline medical ...
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What exactly is the difference between Sputnik V lite and Astrazeneca vaccine?

As far as I know, both Astrazeneca and Sputnik V lite are Vector vaccines using an Adeno virus as a vehicle for the DNA of the spike protein of Covid-19. But Astrazeneca requires two vaccine shots ...
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The impact of Covid in relation to human origin

I am not sure if this is a right question, but I do not intend to hurt anybody’s sentiments. We assume there are 10 people of different ethnic origins. All 10 belong to the same social class, and they ...
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Is there any data on herbal supplements interfering with the efficacy of vaccination?

Here's an excerpt from a paper published in "Journal of Inflammation Research" by Dove Press for a popular and controversial herbal supplement from India: Coronil effectively inhibited the ...
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Is there any reason not to vaccinate with more than one covid 19 vaccine?

Is there any reason NOT to vaccinate with more than one brand of COVID 19 vaccine? For example, 2nd Pfizer in January and JNJ in April. Nothing returned via Google. Clarification: the context is ...
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