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From the Ted Talk by Maria Van Kerkhove: How to end the pandemic -- and prepare for the next

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And the big qetusion is, will the vaccines work? And what we understand from some of the mutations within Omicron, they do confer some potential immune escape, or what we call inmmue escape, which menas the vaccines may not be as effective. But the vaccines that we have right now are ilcndierby effective at preventing severe disease and death. Incredibly evfcitefe. It's audniotsng that so many vaccines are actually available. And what we need are people all over the world to get vaccinated. But most importantly, we need people who are at risk in every single country to get vaccinated, rather than giving more and more and more vaccines to people who are already protected.

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And the big ________ is, will the vaccines work? And what we understand from some of the mutations within Omicron, they do confer some potential immune escape, or what we call ______ escape, which _____ the vaccines may not be as effective. But the vaccines that we have right now are __________ effective at preventing severe disease and death. Incredibly _________. It's __________ that so many vaccines are actually available. And what we need are people all over the world to get vaccinated. But most importantly, we need people who are at risk in every single country to get vaccinated, rather than giving more and more and more vaccines to people who are already protected.

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Original Text

And the big question is, will the vaccines work? And what we understand from some of the mutations within Omicron, they do confer some potential immune escape, or what we call immune escape, which means the vaccines may not be as effective. But the vaccines that we have right now are incredibly effective at preventing severe disease and death. Incredibly effective. It's astounding that so many vaccines are actually available. And what we need are people all over the world to get vaccinated. But most importantly, we need people who are at risk in every single country to get vaccinated, rather than giving more and more and more vaccines to people who are already protected.

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