Alcivax #23 – Alcimed weekly digest on coronavirus news

Alcimed examines how the COVID-19 pandemic is blunting our senses, reaching far beyond the sense of smell, with global impacts.

This week, we have seen that industries, like fashion, that were already dangerously fragile pre-pandemic may be due for entire re-inventions causing ripple effects across its connected industries. Is it the end of the “touch and try” model? Getting back to a more agile model won’t be easy, but a collective effort by the whole ecosystem, and a digital transformation,  will be required to stabilize the fashion industry in the long run.

Meanwhile, in an unprecedented move, countries are taking a page out of the fashion retail playbook and pre-ordering massive amounts of COVID-19 vaccine before they are even proven safe.

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