25 June 2020

• The NIH claims joint ownership of the IP for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, based on years of research and a contract signed before the novel coronavirus was sequenced. Sources 1,2
• The African Union issues a statement calling for universal access to a “people’s vaccine” for COVID-19, urging countries to “make full use of legal measures…to ensure that monopolies do not stand in the way of access.” Source

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