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How COVID-19 Jab Benefits Are Exaggerated

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • One of the most commonly used tricks to make a drug look more effective than it is in a real-world setting is to conflate absolute and relative risk reduction. While AstraZeneca boasted a relative reduction of 100%, the absolute reduction was 0.01%. For the Pfizer shot, the relative risk reduction was initially 95%, but the absolute risk reduction was only 0.84%


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