Big Pharma failing to share coronavirus vaccine know-how with Africa
peter.suber's bookmarks 2021-06-11
"Despite numerous pleas for equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, large laboratories have still not budged, according to NGOs and international institutions.
The Covid-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP), which was launched in May 2020 by the WHO, has been endorsed by 40 countries, UN programmes and NGOs. This platform promotes open access to scientific and technological knowledge, and has called on vaccine developers to share their intellectual property, knowledge and data. However, it has not proven successful...."