Immune to Criticism AstraZeneca Debacle Threatens Global Fight Against Pandemic

The Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca was supposed to supply the world with an inexpensive vaccine against COVID-19. But after a series of mishaps at the company, trust in the substance that was supposed to help end the pandemic is eroding.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (middle) at an AstraZeneca factory: early and exclusive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (middle) at an AstraZeneca factory: early and exclusive

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DER SPIEGEL 15/2021
SPIEGEL International
Researcher Sarah Gilbert: a mission to save the world

Researcher Sarah Gilbert: a mission to save the world

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