Open Thread 9/19 Do We Know Which Way to Go?

Individual versus collective goods

The FDA advisory committee gave a green light last week for boosters to those over 65, and people at “high-risk” if they had received two Pfizer doses before. Besides the decision itself, I was struck by how our evaluation is skewed by what we think we’re doing with these approvals: protecting the individual, protecting public health, fighting the pande…

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