How the 2020 Election Could Affect Americans’ Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine

Voters face a choice on vaccine development: go it alone, or benefit from international cooperation.

At the beginning of this month, the Trump administration announced that it will not join an initiative for global cooperation in rapidly developing a COVID-19 vaccine partially led by the World Health Organization. The initiative will be known as the “Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access Facility,” or Covax for short. A spokesman for the White…