11:23 a.m. Sept. 6, 2020
- By Quentin Fottrell
Sweden embraced herd immunity, while the U.K. abandoned the idea — so why do they both have high COVID-19 fatality rates? ‘Sweden’s prized herd immunity is nowhere in sight,’ according to an analysis in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine‘Sweden’s prized herd immunity is nowhere in sight,’ according to an analysis in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
5:50 a.m. April 23, 2020
- By Joseph E. Stiglitz
Should patents come before patients? How drug monopolies hamper the fight against coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic shows the urgency of replacing a monopoly-driven system with one based on cooperation and shared knowledgeDrug monopolies kill, by denying access to life-saving medicines that otherwise would have been available under an alternative system — like the one facilitating the yearly production of the flu vaccine.