U.S. Says It Won’t Join WHO-Linked Effort to Develop, Distribute Coronavirus Vaccine – The Washington Post

Read article - Quotes Kendall Hoyt, assistant professor of medicine, in an article about how the Trump administration announced it will not participate in the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (Covax) Facility, in part because the World Health Organization is involved. Hoyt said the U.S. move against the global effort to develop, manufacture, and distribute a coronavirus vaccine was akin to opting out of an insurance policy. "Just from a simple risk-management perspective, this [Covax decision] is shortsighted," Hoyt said. (Similar coverage in Ars Technica, Newsmax, and ANI News.)