Oct 6, 2020

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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What role can machine-learning election forecasts play in 2020?

Oct 6, 2020
Economist Editor-in-Chief Zanny Minton Beddoes sees the magazine's forecasts as complements to traditional political reporting.
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Hotsauce Chelsea Monet

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director