US President Joe Biden has committed to donate three vaccine doses to developing nations for every one dose that goes to Americans. But critics wonder why it won’t start before next year.
The US president signed an executive order on Friday that would mandate sweeping controls on big business spanning technology, healthcare and agriculture.
Supporters of waiver say easing patent restrictions will spur production of low-cost generic vaccines but opponents argue it could erode pharmaceutical companies’ profit incentive to develop new treatments.
Faceless private equities and hedge funds control the firms essential to our health and survival.
The development of Covid-19 vaccines in record time will not be enough to fix big pharma’s tarnished image.
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