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A working vaccine might not end well

I wrote a Bloomberg column in which I argued that we’re terrible at anticipating feedback loops, especially in the world of coronavirus. One consequence of this is that we keep overreacting to good news by making things worse. I’m worried that, once a safe and effective vaccine is announced, people will change their behavior dramatically, undermining the good news and making it effectively bad.

People, Please Don’t Throw Your Masks Away

They can keep saving lives even after a vaccine becomes available.

You can read more of my Bloomberg pieces here.

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  1. aamir djearam
    September 28, 2020 at 12:43 am

    Amazing insights

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