In other news:
Covid-19 vaccine trials cannot tell us if they will save lives
None of the current trials are designed to detect a reduction in any serious outcome such as hospitalisations, intensive care use, or deaths
Vaccines are being hailed as the solution to the covid-19 pandemic, but the vaccine trials currently underway are not designed to tell us if they will save lives, reports Peter Doshi, Associate Editor at The BMJ today.
[. . .]