Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo, received an injection of a Chinese-made vaccine on liv...

Indonesia’s president receives a Chinese-made vaccine that produced disappointing trial results. – The New York Times

Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo, received an injection of a Chinese-made vaccine on live television on Wednesday as health officials prepared for a nationwide rollout.Human trials in Indonesia have found that the vaccine, CoronaVac, was safe and 65.3 percent effective. But scientists in Brazil said on Tuesday that it had an efficacy rate there of just over 50 percent — far lower than the 78 percent efficacy rate announced last week.Mr. Joko was the first in Indonesia to receive the inoculation, …

 

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