Is vaccine nationalism justified?

26 April 2022

High income countries have been criticised for hoarding covid-19 vaccines: they have been accused of 'vaccine nationalism'. But what exactly is vaccine nationalism? Is it really wrong to prioritise one's own citizens? How can we do better when the next pandemic strikes? In this Thinking Out Loud interview, philosopher Dr Jonathan Pugh (Oxford) discusses these questions with Dr Katrien Devolder.

Video

https://www.youtube.com/embed/KdFwYao7ha0

Audio

Listen to episode on Oxford Podcasts.

Transcript

Link to SRT file. 

Dr Jonathan Pugh

Dr Jonathan Pugh, Parfit-Radcliffe Richards Senior Research Fellow
Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford

About the Series

Thinking Out Loud provides a series of videos and audio-podcasts produced by Katrien Devolder in which she talks to leading philosophers from around the world on topics related to practical ethics. The podcast and videos are intended for a non-specialist audience.

Katrien is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.

You can watch the videos on the Practical Ethics YouTube Channel or listen on Oxford Podcasts.

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