A Thai medical technologist gets ready to test a Covid-19 vaccine prototype at a laboratory in the Chula Vaccine Research Centre in Bangkok on May 8. Photo: EPA-EFE A Thai medical technologist gets ready to test a Covid-19 vaccine prototype at a laboratory in the Chula Vaccine Research Centre in Bangkok on May 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Thai medical technologist gets ready to test a Covid-19 vaccine prototype at a laboratory in the Chula Vaccine Research Centre in Bangkok on May 8. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Coronavirus: why the world must unite on a people’s vaccine to fight Covid-19

  • Pharmaceutical companies must pool patents, so nations with the means can quickly manufacture or import affordable vaccines and treatments
  • A people’s vaccine must be distributed fairly, free of charge. Private or national interests, or even market forces, can’t be allowed to dictate who lives

Topic |   Disease
A Thai medical technologist gets ready to test a Covid-19 vaccine prototype at a laboratory in the Chula Vaccine Research Centre in Bangkok on May 8. Photo: EPA-EFE A Thai medical technologist gets ready to test a Covid-19 vaccine prototype at a laboratory in the Chula Vaccine Research Centre in Bangkok on May 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Thai medical technologist gets ready to test a Covid-19 vaccine prototype at a laboratory in the Chula Vaccine Research Centre in Bangkok on May 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
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