Details about the coronavirus vaccine trials are essential to trust in the product. Photo: EPA-EFE Details about the coronavirus vaccine trials are essential to trust in the product. Photo: EPA-EFE
Details about the coronavirus vaccine trials are essential to trust in the product. Photo: EPA-EFE
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Josephine Ma

With coronavirus vaccines, trust is in the clinical trial details

  • In the rush to release data, developers need to be able to answer questions from the public and the scientific community
  • The efficacy rate is the focus of much attention and the numbers must add up

Details about the coronavirus vaccine trials are essential to trust in the product. Photo: EPA-EFE Details about the coronavirus vaccine trials are essential to trust in the product. Photo: EPA-EFE
Details about the coronavirus vaccine trials are essential to trust in the product. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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.