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Covid19 vaccine availability 

Patent-free vaccine released to the world--interesting how mainstream media didn't cover this.
commondreams.org/news/2021/12/

Covid19 vaccine availability 

@JimG

»»The approach Corbevax's developers have opted to pursue stands in stark contrast to that of Pfizer and Moderna, U.S.-based pharmaceutical giants that are fiercely guarding their vaccine recipes««

"their"

at least in the case of Pfizer: their bought Biontech's IP, which was mostly publicly funded.

Covid19 vaccine availability 

@meena Indeed, and I understand that the US government gave some entity hundreds of millions to help develop what became Moderna's vaccine. That states aren't leaning harder on these companies is atrocious.

Covid19 vaccine availability 

@JimG because capitalism's goals are more important than anything else.

Covid19 vaccine availability 

@JimG NPR covered this I believe last month or perhaps the month before

They had an entire portion of a show dedicated to discussing covid vaccine patents and funding, too

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