This is the 100th podcast episode of my show! It has been an amazing two years interviewing some of the sharpest minds across macro, investments, geopolitics and of course, on COVID. Thank you for all the support!
Greg is a Special Writer at The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of the Life-or-Death Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine. The book has been optioned by HBO for a series from Academy Award winning director Adam McKay. Greg is also the author of the bestseller: The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched a Quant Revolution. In this podcast we discuss:
Why it was outsiders and not Big Pharma that developed the vaccine
The importance of earlier vaccine work on HIV
How the vaccine was developed so quickly
The key players in vaccine development from Moderna to BioNTech
What mRNA and adenovirus vaccines are
The outlook for vaccine breakthroughs for other diseases
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