on September 17, 2021
As I’m on a (rather desperate) journey to help find accommodation for my son in a university city where the market seems to be ‘saturated’ – and yes, any resemblance with the global vaccine ‘market’ is purely “coincidental” ☹ ( even if, for the latter, some renewed hopes are pinned on Biden’s upcoming global Covid summit, and the German elections (for a TRIPS waiver breakthrough)), and so time is money, I’ll just offer a few quotes here to start this week’s newsletter.
The first one comes from the Global Fund’s Peter Sands: Vaccines Alone Won’t Defeat the Variants “…Vaccines are our best weapon against Covid-19. But Delta has demonstrated that vaccination is not a silver bullet, and the more we treat it like one, the less it will be. Beating Covid-19 will take a sustained and comprehensive response, combining vaccines, tests, treatments and PPE. We can’t let up on any front.” Agree. And while we’re at it, Peter, let’s also go for a post-capitalist...