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Scientists are racing to create a vaccine to end the Covid-19 pandemic.But creating a workable vaccine is just the start. Tim Harford is your guide to this epic global undertaking.

How to Vaccinate the World BBC

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Scientists are racing to create a vaccine to end the Covid-19 pandemic.But creating a workable vaccine is just the start. Tim Harford is your guide to this epic global undertaking.

    Episode 3

    Episode 3

    Tim Harford reports on what we know and don't know about the Oxford/Astra Zeneca Covid 19 vaccine, as well as answering questions from both the audience and our editor. On this week's panel of experts is Danny Altman, Professor of Immunology at Imperial College London, Jennifer Rogers, Head of Statistical Research and Consultancy at Phastar and Natasha Loder, Health and Policy Editor at the Economist.

    • 27 min
    Who gets it?

    Who gets it?

    It looks like we may finally be getting a coronavirus vaccine. But who’s “we”? Who is at the front of the queue, and who should be at the front of the queue? Should it be those with the greatest need or the highest bidder?

    In the second of the series, Tim Harford talks to GP Margaret McCartney, health economist Professor Philip Clarke and biological engineer Dr Anna Blakney.

    Contact us: vaccine@bbc.co.uk

    • 27 min
    Episode 1

    Episode 1

    A dramatic breakthrough in the race for a Covid vaccine has been announced. Now what? An unprecedented logistical effort unfolds. How effective are all these new vaccines? What goes on behind the scenes as they are manufactured, distributed, injected? Who should get priority – and who will get priority? And what about the people who mistrust the very idea? Tim Harford will be searching for answers to these and other questions in the defining story of the pandemic in the new series: How To Vaccinate The World.
    Producer: Sandra Kanthal
    Editor: Richard Vadon

    Contact us: vaccine@bbc.co.uk

    • 27 min
    Introducing How to Vaccinate the World

    Introducing How to Vaccinate the World

    Tim Harford introduces his new guide to the race to create a Covid-19 vaccine.

    • 56 sec

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