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Don’t overthink it: Get the COVID-19 vaccine
Mar 4, 2021
Episode 382

Don’t overthink it: Get the COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson ... whatever it takes. Today we're talking about vaccine anxiety.

There’s a new COVID-19 vaccine rolling out from Johnson & Johnson. Maybe you’ve heard it’s less effective than the two-shot regimens from Pfizer and Moderna. That’s technically true, but there’s more to that number. Today we’ll spend a little time talking about what you should worry about and what you shouldn’t about the vaccines. Plus: the results of a long experiment in universal basic income.

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