The COVID-19 Vaccine Race: Intellectual Property, Collaboration(s), Nationalism and Misinformation
Washington University Journal of Law & Policy
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a national and global vaccine race. This Article examines the race with respect to contemporary frameworks for biopharmaceutical research and development. Specifically, this Article focuses on the effect of patents, pre-production agreements, public-private partnerships, and vaccine misinformation. This Article analyzes lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, advocates for promoting vaccine affordability and equity, and suggests modifications to existing preparedness frameworks to prepare for upcoming outbreaks of infectious disease.
Ana Santos Rutschman,
The COVID-19 Vaccine Race: Intellectual Property, Collaboration(s), Nationalism and Misinformation,
Wash. U. J. L. & Pol’y