Black-Box Algorithms Shouldn’t Decide Who Gets a Vaccine

A failure at Stanford teaches us the limits of medical algorithms

Close-up of Moderna vaccine. Photo: William Campbell/Getty Images

When algorithmic interventions in health care fail, they often do so disproportionately, leaving the most at-risk communities to suffer.

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