Chinese authorities have not released any efficacy data – let alone held public hearings – about its approved coronavirus vaccines. Photo: AP Chinese authorities have not released any efficacy data – let alone held public hearings – about its approved coronavirus vaccines. Photo: AP
Chinese authorities have not released any efficacy data – let alone held public hearings – about its approved coronavirus vaccines. Photo: AP
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

My Take by Josephine Ma

For China’s coronavirus vaccines, public trust is in the detailed data

  • The US drug regulator has broadcast advisory committee hearings live and put questions directly to pharmaceutical executives
  • China and the WHO could take a page out of this playbook

Chinese authorities have not released any efficacy data – let alone held public hearings – about its approved coronavirus vaccines. Photo: AP Chinese authorities have not released any efficacy data – let alone held public hearings – about its approved coronavirus vaccines. Photo: AP
Chinese authorities have not released any efficacy data – let alone held public hearings – about its approved coronavirus vaccines. Photo: AP
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Josephine Ma

Josephine Ma

Josephine Ma is China news editor and has covered China news for the Post for more than 20 years. As a correspondent in Beijing, she reported on everything from the 2003 Sars outbreak to the riots in Lhasa and the Beijing Olympics in 2008. She has been based in Hong Kong since 2009. She has a master’s degree in development studies from the London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in English language from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.