How drug companies are sidestepping the WHO’s technology transfer hub in Africa

Moderna’s decision to continue making the vaccine itself, though on the Kenyan site, is a signal that the company (at least for the moment) is not considering licensing its technology to a third party for local manufacture.

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China beat the coronavirus with science and strong public health measures, not just with authoritarianism

People in China are able to move around freely right now. Many Americans may believe that the Chinese are able to enjoy this freedom because of China’s authoritarian regime.

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I’m an infectious disease doctor. Yes, I’m vaccinating our 5-year-old against Covid-19. Here is why you should too

The risk of children getting very sick or dying with Covid-19 is low, but the relative risk of severe outcomes and death that kids face when they acquire Covid-19 is extremely high.

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Traffic jams are contagious. Understanding how they spread can help make them less common

Today, the most advanced method to measure and monitor traffic in cities uses anonymous location data from mobile phones with sophisticated mathematical and computer simulation models.

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