News Outlets Examine Various Aspects Of Race For COVID-19 Vaccine, Therapeutics, Including Operation Warp Speed; IFFIm Vaccine Bond Sales; WHO Plan For Vaccine Insurance; Pharma Companies’ Actions; Vaccine Mistrust
Bloomberg: Inside Operation Warp Speed’s $18 Billion Sprint for a Vaccine (Baker/Koons, 10/29).
CNBC: Moderna says it’s preparing global launch of Covid vaccine as it takes in $1.1 billion in deposits (Lovelace, 10/29).
Financial Times: Vaccine bond sale raises $500m to fund immunization programs (Stubbington, 10/30).
Financial Times: Moderna rakes in over $1bn in deposits for potential Covid vaccine (Kuchler, 10/29).
New York Times: Gilead’s Covid-19 Drug Is Mediocre. It Will Be a Blockbuster Anyway (Thomas, 10/29).
POLITICO: The Covid vaccine’s tricky politics (Paun, 10/29).
Reuters: Under pressure, WHO plans COVID-19 vaccine insurance scheme for poor nations (Guarascio, 10/29).
SciDev.Net: Vaccine mistrust threatens COVID immunity (Castilhos, 10/29).
Washington Post: The Health 202: Biden could take over the largest vaccine effort in U.S. history (Cunningham/Ellerbeck, 10/29).