Saturday, August 08, 2020

WHO on MSF patent challenge: a win in India could save lives

MSF’s unprecedented legal challenge of the patent on Pfizer’s pneumonia vaccine Prevenar 13 in India is a “rational … coherent” strategy which, if successful, could save lives by opening the way for cheaper vaccines, a WHO vaccine expert tells Development Today.

Martin Friede, Initiative for Vaccine Research, WHO
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