Absolute Risk Reduction versus Relative Risk Reduction: Is One Better for COVID vaccines?


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Roger Seheult, MD of MedCram explains absolute risk reduction versus relative risk reduction.

See all Dr. Seheult’s videos at: https://www.medcram.com (This video was recorded on October 12, 2022)

Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.


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