Gaming and Esports in COVID-19 Shutdown | Teaser | WORLD VS VIRUS PODCAST

With sports in lockdown, online gaming is enjoying a bonanza. Will esports replace physical games in the long term? And why were gamers better prepared than the rest of us to weather the Coronavirus pandemic? Plus: the race for a virus vaccine – we hear from companies on the scientific front line.

We hear from Mike Sepso (Vindex CEO), Dr Seth Barkley (CEO, GAVI), Stéphane Bancel‎ (CEO, Moderna Theraputics) and Paul Stoffels (Chief Science Officer, Johnson & Johnson). Hosted by Robin Pomeroy.

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Episode published 14/05/20

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