New UN life expectancy projections might not really display what living longer will mean for the most developed nations.
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How a Vaccine Is Like a Craft Beer
With surprising similarity, whether it’s craft beer or vaccines, new product names create difficulties for firms.
Why We Might Be Healthier Than We Think
When we look at the OECD Healthcare spending and outcomes among its 38 member countries, some facts about the U.S. are surprising.
How Hospital Price Transparency Became Foggy
Although the hospital prices transparency rule kicked in last January, it still is somewhat impossible to decipher a hospital’s price list.
How Patents Create Vaccine Tradeoffs
To be sure that vaccine markets travel from the developed nations to developing economies, we might have to accept some costly tradeoffs.
Where We Lost 20,507,518 Years From COVID-19
In addition to at least 1,279,866 deaths in 81 countries as of January 6, 2021, the devastating impact of COVID-19 can be seen through a YLL, years of life lost, lens. COVID-19 Impact In the world, the average lifespan for…
How Legos Helped to Build a Vaccination Center
Albrecht Broemme had to figure out the design of Germany’s Covid-19 vaccination centers at two airport terminals, a concert venue, a velodrome, an ice rink, and a convention hall. So, he used Legos. Below, Mr. Broemme is holding a picture…
What a Covid Resilience Rank Reveals
Comparing the Covid-19 response, Bloomberg’s resilience ranking tells us which countries are most successful and least disruptive.
The Cold Chain Links for a COVID-19 Vaccine
From ultra-cold freezers to huge quantities of dry ice, COVID-19 vaccine distribution needs a frigid supply chain.