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There is still a lot of uncertainty, but the picture is gradually getting clearer – here is what we know so far.
The US has bought up most of the world’s supply of remdesivir. This type of treatment nationalism is nothing new, though.
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.
If Gilead doesn’t voluntarily forego the enormous benefits conferred by the global patenting system, individual countries should take action.
A mutating coronavirus has implications for vaccines, treatments, tests and your future plans.
A lot depends on China and India sharing the products of their pharmacuetical manufacturing with the rest of the world.
A simple head-to-head trial would resolve this conflict once and for all.