More or Less: Behind the Stats

How effective is one dose of the vaccine?

av More or Less: Behind the Stats | Publicerades 1/14/2021

A lot has changed since More or Less was last on air. We give you a statistical picture of the second wave: how bad is it, and is there hope? The new vaccine regime is to delay the booster shot of the Pfizer vaccine for up to 3 months. But is the first dose 52% or 90% effective? A new virus variant is meant to be 70% more transmissible, what does that mean? Plus, one of our youngest loyal listeners has a question about her classmates names.

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Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4