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Sawbones: Operation Warp Speed

An illustration of two blue snakes twisting around a radius and ulna bone topped with a handsaw coming off either side to form a caduceus staff. The snake on the left is wearing a red dunce cap and the snake on the right is wearing a red graduation cap. The background is a pop art style red to blue fade. At the bottom of the image it says “Sawbones” with “A marital tour of misguided medicine” written below that.

Yes friends, that’s the actual name of the U.S. government’s race to create a coronavirus vaccine. It’s either radical or a huge embarrassment, depending on which Sawbones co-host you are. This week, we’ll talk about the progress so far and what work still remains.

Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers

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Transcript available here