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January 4, 2021

The vaccines, a science anthem and a pandemic of hope

This vaccine research process is an inspiring anthem to science, to the importance of public investment in science and to the collaboration between private and public entities.

This article was originally published in Eco, and soon will be available in english here.

Pedro Oliveira

Full Professor (Adjunct) at Nova SBE | Holder of the Gulbenkian Chair in Impact Economy | Founder of Patient Innovation

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