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  1. Vaccine Arms Race Won't Save US

    America's going "Warp Speed" to find a coronavirus vaccine, but Star Trek's spirit of cooperation seems to be lost on Washington's pandemic warriors, according to OZY's latest Butterfly Effect commentary. President Trump has compared the effort to the race for an atomic weapon during World War II, but what's needed, argues OZY Senior Editor Charu Sudan Kasturi, is cooperation. Competition will only make it harder for the U.S. if another nation gets there first — and France has already warned pharma giant Sanofi against exporting a potential vaccine. It also won't encourage transparency when the next pandemic erupts.

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