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How neoliberal dogma has prolonged the Covid-19 pandemic

Navarro, Vicente (2021) How neoliberal dogma has prolonged the Covid-19 pandemic. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (25 Mar 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

After a year of coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, widespread vaccination programs may signal that its end is in sight for many countries. But, writes Vicente Navarro, the pandemic could have been resolved much more quickly, vaccine shortages avoided, and fewer lives lost to COVID-19, had national governments not only financed vaccine development, but taken on its production as well. By guaranteeing pharmaceutical companies the intellectual property rights to vaccines, he argues, governments have prolonged the pandemic.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2021 11:12
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2021 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/110140

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