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There will be a first vaccine approved. There will be a first vaccine made available commercially. The pharmaceutical industry will do its thing, and we have good reason to expect success from an unprecedented research effort. However, there is a place where we don’t want pharma to do what it usually does, and that is to decide who gets that first vaccine.

While we’ve heard that pharma’s normal behavior has been suspended in pursuit of a vaccine for COVID-19, we have already seen rumblings of business as usual in the procurement and pricing of remdesivir. Should the first person to be vaccinated for SARS-CoV-2 be the one with the most exclusive credit card, or the most influential government? Should they be among the most vulnerable or the most critical frontline workers?

With these questions in mind, companies should take the following considerations into account for the rationing of a potential coronavirus vaccine.

The first consideration is over who pharma companies should rely on to make decisions about vaccine rationing. If pharma leaders knew the world would only ever get 100 million doses of vaccine, the best response would be to efficiently manage their resources. Eradication would be about management …

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Democratic and Republican leaders on Capitol Hill are engaged in a debate for what to include in the next round of stimulus that is expected to exceed $1 trillion.

Among the ideas being discussed are another round of stimulus checks and an extension of the extra $600 weekly unemployment bonus, which will lapse at the end of the week unless extended. On Wednesday Republicans floated the idea of cutting the weekly unemployment benefit from $600 to $100.

As the debate ensues in Congress, Fortune and SurveyMonkey polled 2,802 U.S. adults between July 17 and 21* to see where Americans stand on the next stimulus bill.

The Fortune-SurveyMonkey poll finds 80% of U.S. adults support the federal government issuing a second round of stimulus checks. That’s up from 54% of U.S. adults who supported a second of stimulus checks back when Fortune-SurveyMonkey polled U.S. adults between May 20 and 26. That uptick in support since May could indicate growing pessimism as surging COVID-19 cases threaten to derail the economic recovery.

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A corporate executive recently had a pressing question for employment lawyer Jonathan Segal. Could he go on a long-planned vacation to the Outer Banks of North Carolina?

The executive, it turned out, was less concerned about catching COVID than he was about would happen when he returned to his home in Philadelphia. That’s because Pennsylvania has imposed a 14-day quarantine on those arriving from a growing number of other states—including North Carolina. The executive wondered whether his employer could prevent him from taking the trip, or if he’d have to avoid returning to the office afterwards.

Segal, a partner at the firm Duane Morris, says he is receiving more and more such inquiries from executives concerned about legal—and ethical—issues tied to travel.

The issue is especially troublesome in the northeast where a tri-state alliance of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have required many out-of-state visitors to either self-quarantine or furnish evidence of a negative COVID test. As of Wednesday, the list of states affected numbered 33 with several new states added and one state—Delaware—getting added again after being previously removed.

Meanwhile, it is not just states imposing quarantine rules on visitors. The city of Chicago has issued an order …