A researcher at the Sinovac Biotech facilities in Beijing prepares a test on an experimental vaccine for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP A researcher at the Sinovac Biotech facilities in Beijing prepares a test on an experimental vaccine for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP
A researcher at the Sinovac Biotech facilities in Beijing prepares a test on an experimental vaccine for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: as the pursuit for a vaccine accelerates, calls grow for transparency in clinical trials

  • Speed of development raises concerns about possible compromises in safety, experts note, and public trust will be essential for widespread acceptance
  • Pfizer, Moderna and AstroZeneca have released information about protocols usually kept confidential

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A researcher at the Sinovac Biotech facilities in Beijing prepares a test on an experimental vaccine for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP A researcher at the Sinovac Biotech facilities in Beijing prepares a test on an experimental vaccine for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP
A researcher at the Sinovac Biotech facilities in Beijing prepares a test on an experimental vaccine for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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