Israel has vaccinated the highest proportion of its population in the world. Photo: AP Israel has vaccinated the highest proportion of its population in the world. Photo: AP
Israel has vaccinated the highest proportion of its population in the world. Photo: AP
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Josephine Ma

Why Israel’s Covid-19 vaccination programme provides first link in vital data chain

  • With governments around the world gearing up to vaccinate their populations, evidence of real-world effectiveness will be closely watched
  • The evidence from Israel is promising, but it remains to be seen how well the current vaccines can cope with new variants

Israel has vaccinated the highest proportion of its population in the world. Photo: AP Israel has vaccinated the highest proportion of its population in the world. Photo: AP
Israel has vaccinated the highest proportion of its population in the world. 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.