Big Pharma

Total 7 Posts

COVID-19 vaccines are a victory for public research, not ‘greed’ and ‘capitalism’.

4 min read
The development of the COVID-19 vaccines is part of a vast system of public subsidies and universities, not corporate ambition.

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal.

8 min read
Pfizer has been accused of “bullying” Latin American governments in Covid vaccine negotiations. What happened during these negotiations?

Approval of a coronavirus vaccine would be just the beginning – Huge production challenges could cause long delays.

6 min read
Once a coronavirus vaccine is approved, billions of doses need to be manufactured. Current vaccine production is nowhere near ready, for a variety of reasons, but planning now could help.

Coronavirus media coverage must avoid the mistakes of the Aids pandemic in Africa.

5 min read
The British press ignored the millions of deaths from HIV/Aids in Africa for far too long.

Coronavirus: It is morally indefensible for a nation to keep life-saving drugs for itself.

5 min read
Treatment nationalism, when a country uses its dominant economic position to monopolise an important drug’s supply, or ban its exports, is a threat to global public health. We must oppose it.

The world needs pharmaceuticals from China and India to beat coronavirus.

12 min read
A lot depends on China and India sharing the products of their pharmacuetical manufacturing with the rest of the world.

Drug companies should drop their patents and collaborate to fight coronavirus.

4 min read
Protecting patents must be managed ethically, which may very well result in companies occasionally forfeiting their legal rights in favour of wider public benefit.
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