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Vaccine Wars | Big Pharma's Big Gamble Pays Off | 7

Vaccine Wars | Big Pharma's Big Gamble Pays Off | 7

BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca. These companies are now household names thanks to their COVID-19 vaccines. The gambles these businesses took are paying off. The pharmaceutical giants are in line to profit heavily from their life-saving work, but the system of distributing the vaccines has seen its fair share of hiccups and controversy.We spoke to Annalisa Merelli, a healthcare reporter for Quartz about the pandemic, the economic effects of the vaccine rollout and the current surge in COVID cases in India.Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App https://wondery.app.link/businesswars.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Fiverr - Just go to fiverr.com/business and don't forget promo code WARS.OurCrowd - Your OurCrowd account is FREE, just go to ourcrowd.com/BW.

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