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Yes, vaccine mandates work

Dylan, German, and Jerusalem talk about vaccine mandates. They discuss the evidence supporting vaccine requirements, the United States’ history with inoculation campaigns, and the patchwork nature of America’s many public health measures. Plus, a white paper about elite universities. 

References:

This is a good summary of the evidence supporting vaccine mandates

Here is the Homevoter Hypothesis Dylan mentioned

The NIMBY lawsuit against UC Berkeley and the NIMBY war against Georgetown’s expansion

German mentioned two vaccination studies: this one and this one

This week’s white paper about elite universities

Leopold Aschenbrenner on the case for smaller universities

Hosts:

Dylan Matthews (@dylanmatt), senior correspondent, Vox

German Lopez (@germanrlopez), senior correspondent, Vox

Jerusalem Demsas (@jerusalemdemsas), policy reporter, Vox

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Sofi LaLonde, producer & engineer

Libby Nelson, editorial adviser

Amber Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts

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