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The Covid-19 Vaccine: How Much Will It Cost & Who Will Have Access?

Mar 23, 2020

On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing the race to find a treatment for COVID-19. 

More than 20 companies are working on a vaccine and other products related to the new virus, and the industry is set to make huge profits. How much will these treatments cost and who will have access?

Guests:

Sharon Lerner, award winning health and environment reporter for The Intercept

Gerald Posner, award-winning journalist and author of Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America

Web Resources:

The Intercept, Sharon Lerner: BIG PHARMA PREPARES TO PROFIT FROM THE CORONAVIRUS

Gerlad Posner: Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America

The NY Times: Big Pharma May Pose an Obstacle to Vaccine Development

The NY Time: How Big Pharma Grew Addicted to Big Profits

The NY Times: Trump’s Embrace of Unproven Drugs to Treat Coronavirus Defies Science