COVID19/VACCINES – Designing Vaccines for People, Not Profits (Mariana Mazzucato, Henry Lishi Li, Els Torreele, Project-Syndicate)

For all the hope spurred by announcements of demonstrated efficacy in multiple COVID-19 vaccine candidates, there is still a long way to go to deliver on the promise of a universal, freely available “people’s vaccine.” As matters stand, national and private interests are trumping the principle of health justice.