Pfizer sticks to the model of maximizing industry leads shareholder value, but AstraZeneca has at least promised not to profit from its vaccine "during the pandemic." Still, the process (despite all the public investment behind these innovations) will remain industry leads opaque , and there is reason to doubt that AstraZeneca is really willing to put public health before profit and offer its vaccine at cost. The latest vaccine news has brought hope, but it has also exposed the dysfunctional business model of the pharmaceutical industry and casts industry leads doubt on the possibility of achieving a vaccine for the people and Health for All.
Although business as usual is industry leads enough this time to overcome the crisis, there is a better way of doing things. Before the next pandemic arrives, we have to understand that vaccines are global public health goods and begin to reorient the innovation industry leads system towards a symbiotic model of collaboration between the State and private companies governed by the public interest. When the coronavirus put our lives in crisis, industry leads social democracy was already in crisis. Paradoxically, this global situation calls for a pact based on democratic socialist ideas.
Will social democracy be industry leads able to do something now that it is needed? For a post-pandemic social democracy The coronavirus crisis is an enormously transformative experience. Hardly anyone (outside of epidemiologists) had predicted that the industry leads catastrophe would unfold the way it did. Thousands of pages had been written on globalization and modernity. Many of them described terrifying and catastrophic scenarios. industry leads But what has happened is beyond anything ever imagined. Today there is no way of knowing how long all this will last, or how many lives will be lost or what kind of world will emerge.