The US company, Moderna has refused to price its potential Covid-19 vaccine at-cost.
Even though it has received almost $1bn in public money to help develop the vaccine. Moderna’s reported price tag of $50-$60 per course would be the highest price cited for a potential vaccine so far and makes this vaccine expensive for all countries and especially for lower income countries.
An effective vaccine will play a vital part in ending this global pandemic and so it can’t be a luxury item for the rich only.
Ask Moderna to commit to a non-profit price and share its vaccine with the world by committing the vaccine to the WHO’s Covid-19 patent pool so that other companies can make the vaccine
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