Dec. 13, 2020

COVID19 and the First Clinical Trials - Analyzing the Details

COVID19 and the First Clinical Trials - Analyzing the Details

In the last episode of the Precision Evidence Podcast – that was #5 – we tried to analyze data from press releases about COVID19 vaccine trials.

We had only limited data then.

Now both the Pfizer/BioNTech trial and the AstraZeneca trial have published data from interim analysis.

In episode #6, we go beyond these papers' abstracts and released information to learn more.

Part of it is to analyze the power and precision of the finding. We do that by calculating the Number Needed to Treat (NNT) or Number Needed to Vaccinate.

You can see the results of the calculations in this table.

Listen to Precision Evidence Podcast #6 to get the details