Already, the US, China and Europe are sprinting to be the first to find a cure. But that race is beginning to take on an ugly nationalist undertone that fragments the conversation at a time when we most need global solidarity.

Scott Gottlieb, a physician and former commissioner of the US Food & Drug Administration, says the US needs to win the coronavirus “vaccine race” (https://www.wsj.com/articles/america-needs-to-win-the-coronavirus-vaccine-race-11587924258). His reason? Others (read: China) may not be as quick to share it with countries, including those in the developing world, that need it most...

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