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The Jab: Might vaccine diplomacy misfire?: Vaccines have become a tool of global influence. China and Russia have sent millions of doses abroad, but the West has lagged behind in vaccine diplomacy. What are the risks and rewards?


Agathe Demarais of The Economist Intelligence Unit, who wrote a...

The Jab: Might vaccine diplomacy misfire?: Vaccines have become a tool of global influence. China and Russia have sent millions of doses abroad, but the West has lagged behind in vaccine diplomacy. What are the risks and rewards? Agathe Demarais of The Economist Intelligence Unit, who wrote a...

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The Jab: Might vaccine diplomacy misfire?: Vaccines have become a tool of global influence. China and Russia have sent millions of doses abroad, but the West has lagged behind in vaccine diplomacy. What are the risks and rewards? Agathe Demarais of The Economist Intelligence Unit, who wrote a...

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Length:
37 minutes
Released:
May 3, 2021
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Podcast Episode

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Vaccines have become a tool of global influence. China and Russia have sent millions of doses abroad, but the West has lagged behind in vaccine diplomacy. What are the risks and rewards?Agathe Demarais of The Economist Intelligence Unit, who wrote a report on the subject, tells The Jab how China and Russia’s vaccine diplomacy could backfire.Alok Jha and Natasha Loder are joined by Edward Carr, The Economist’s deputy editor, and Argentina correspondent David Smith.For full access to The Economist’s print, digital and audio editions subscribe at economist.com/thejabpod. Sign up for our new weekly science and data newsletters at economist.com/simplyscience and economist.com/offthecharts
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Released:
May 3, 2021
Format:
Podcast Episode