Axios Cites Public Citizen Report on Government Funding of Possible Coronavirus Vaccine

By Bob Herman

“The National Institutes of Health may own intellectual property that undergirds a leading coronavirus vaccine being developed by Moderna, according to documents obtained by Axios and an analysis from Public Citizen.”

“That makes it clear ‘the government and the public have a stake’ in the coronavirus vaccine, said Zain Rizvi, a health law and policy researcher at Public Citizen. ‘The vaccine would not exist without the intellectual contributions of federal scientists.'”

 

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