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Tying one hand behind bioscientists' backs

Evolving infectious organisms are a major threat to human welfare, and in a Wednesday WSJ op-ed Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Peter Huber says that our regulatory and tort environment discourages the rapid deployment of pharmaceuticals and vaccines that will be needed to cope with tomorrow's superbugs. "Germs no longer need to be smarter than our scientists, just faster than our lawyers." (fuller City Journal version)



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.