Is Bill Gates to Blame for Lagging Vaccinations?
The billionaire’s love of intellectual property could be limiting vaccine supply.
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funds many, if not most, of the world’s global health initiatives, so much so that the foundation has become one of the most influential deciders of global health policy. With the distribution of vaccines to developing countries all but completely failing, how do we assess the Gates’ culpability? And is it time to imagine another model for global health cooperation?
Guest: Tim Schwab, investigative reporter.
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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Davis Land, Danielle Hewitt, Elena Schwartz, and Carmel Delshad.