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#977: Where's The Vaccine?

20:36 | Mar 7th, 2020

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A vaccine would be great right now. Of course, people would buy it. But the market for emergency vaccines isn't like regular markets — that's why the government steps in....Show More


mm recommended:Mar 10th, 2020

Where's the COVID-19 vaccine?!? When will it be available? Why does the US government have 900k chickens stored in some mysterious place for vaccines purpose? Why don't we have coronavirus vaccine even those SARS was a coronavirus? And how does economics and vaccine markets have anything to do with ...Show More

mmMar 10th, 2020

@bigfoot_skeptic I think this episode is an intersection of our favourite topics: coronavirus x economics.