The Jab from The Economist

By The Economist

What's The Jab from The Economist about?

The Economist unlocks the science, data and politics behind the most ambitious inoculation programme the world has ever seen.
Alok Jha, The Economist’s science correspondent, hosts with Natasha Loder, our health-policy editor. Each week our reporters and data journalists join them in conversation, along with scientists around the world. They inject the perfect dose of insight and analysis into the global effort to escape the pandemic. 

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The Jab: How will the pande...

06.28.2021

Vaccines are helping some countries return to a semblance of normalcy, while much of the world remains vulnerable to covid-19. We explore what’s next for the pandemic at this critical juncture. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at the World Health Organisation, ...

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