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The U.S. Doesn’t Want To Join A Global Effort To Stop A Global Pandemic

The U.S. doesn’t want to participate in the international effort to find and distribute a vaccine for COVID-19. On this episode of FiveThirtyEight’s coronavirus podcast, PODCAST-19, we talk with FiveThirtyEight senior science writer Maggie Koerth about what that decision might mean for the country and the world.

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Anna Rothschild was FiveThirtyEight’s senior producer for video.

Chadwick Matlin was a deputy managing editor at FiveThirtyEight.