‘Moderna is trying to turn this people’s vaccine into a rich people’s vaccine’
CounterSpin interview with Peter Maybarduk on NIH/Moderna patent
The political economy of COVID-19 vaccines
Vaccine grabs, the refusal to relax patents to enable mass production, and the use of vaccines for diplomacy run the risk that poorer nations may not be protected against Covid-19 quickly enough. This will prolong the pandemic, even for the richer nations.