Not getting ahead of ourselves on a COVID vaccine
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One think tank says there's a 50% chance of at least one safe and effective vaccine by April. Plus, 2020 election forecasting. And, what Singapore is doing about its worries that people are putting off parenthood during the pandemic.
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Safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine may not arrive until April 2021 or later
What does that longer timeline mean for the global economy?
What role can machine-learning election forecasts play in 2020?
Economist Editor-in-Chief Zanny Minton Beddoes sees the magazine's forecasts as complements to traditional political reporting.
Singapore is offering "pandemic baby bonuses" amid worries that people are postponing parenthood
The BBC’s Katie Silver reports.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
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