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The Plague Cycle

Charles Kenny visits to talk about his new book on our history with plagues.

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Episode Notes

Charles Kenny, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about his new book The Plague Cycle: The Unending War Between Humanity and Infectious Disease, vaccine distribution, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the global economy long-term.


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon and Emily Peck.

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  • Emily Peck is a veteran journalist who has worked as a writer and editor at national outlets like HuffPost, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Lawyer.

  • Felix Salmon is a host of the Slate Money podcast.