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Another study, this time out of the UK, with evidence that the mRNA vaccines prevent asymptomatic infection as well as symptomatic infection of covid-19, and thus should also serve to lower the risk of transmission:

papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cf

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my (very amateur, do your own research) summary of what we know about the Pfizer/Moderna vaccines:

* They are amazingly, miraculously effective at preventing hospitalization and death from Covid-19
* They prevent any Covid symptoms in the vast majority of those vaccinated
* Occurrence of allergic reactions is very low, similar to other vaccines
* We aren't 100% sure that they prevent transmission of the virus, but...
* Data so far seems to suggest a substantial reduction

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Looks like the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (which works via a different mechanism than the mRNA vaccines) is also incredibly good at preventing hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19

twitter.com/zeynep/status/1364

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@firewally I wonder if whatever mechanism it uses is as effective against variants as I understand the mRNA ones to be.

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@stelepami I am not smart enough to read this chart, but it appears to contain some data relevant to your question 🤷‍♂️ twitter.com/EricTopol/status/1

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@firewally yes, I also categorized that as more complex than I felt like I could be confident in understanding.

Waiting for someone to do a nice summary for a layperson such as myself.

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