STAT Cites Public Citizen Letter Asking NIH to Commit to Non-Exclusive Licensing of Coronavirus Vaccine and Treatments

By Ed Silverman

“At issue is growing unease that some Covid-19 medical products may not be accessible for poorer populations across the globe. The U.S. National Institutes of Health, for instance, plans to assemble a public-private partnership to coordinate research. But Public Citizen is urging the NIH to avoid allowing monopolies and commit to non-exclusive licensing for treatments and vaccines in exchange for royalties.”

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