These vaccines were funded by public money and are desperately needed worldwide if we are to end this pandemic.
— Global Justice Now (@GlobalJusticeUK) April 22, 2021
So countries meet again tomorrow for another round of discussion on #TRIPSwaiver @WTO. Even after six months of deliberations and #COVID creating havoc in many countries in Latin America and India, some countries continue to oppose this landmark waiver. https://t.co/hJTR1LWfjk
— Shailly Gupta (@Shaillytweeting) April 21, 2021
Final Installment of the Misinformation Trifecta
Michael Osterholm said it’s particularly concerning how the coronavirus variants appear to infect children much more easily.
In the coming days, a patent will finally be issued on a five-year-old invention, a feat of molecular engineering that is at the heart of at least five major Covid-19 vaccines. And the United States government will control that patent.The new patent presents an opportunity — and some argue the last best chance — to exact leverage over the drug companies producing the vaccines and pressure them to expand access to less affluent countries.
The recent joint statement by the leaders of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, comprising the U.S., India, Japan and Australia, has not foregrounded the military axis of their meeting but stressed more on the vaccine thrust against the COVID-19 pandemic. With several countries confronting the threat of a second or third wave of the virus, vaccines More
Dr. Natalie Dean explains the complex dynamics surrounding vaccines, variants, and hotspots.