Is the provocative title of this article by The Atlantic. More importantly it explains the complexity of creating a vaccine - and the danger of not working together to prevent the spread and danger to life.
A Harvard epidemiologist saying “I think the likely outcome is that it will ultimately not be containable” isn’t too reassuring either!!!!
During the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak, for example, Mexico was hit hard. In Australia, which was not, the government prevented exports by its pharmaceutical industry until it filled the Australian government’s order for vaccines. The more the world enters lockdown and self-preservation mode, the more difficult it could be to soberly assess risk and effectively distribute tools, from vaccines and respirator masks to food and hand soap.