While the call by activists to waive TRIPS is an important first step to scale up COVID vaccines, it actually needs to be abolished.
Unless strong and meaningful action is taken now, including major social investments and a Green New Deal-style program, the Covid-19 crisis will make an already dire economic situation much worse.
Major irony: the perceived, 2016 “change” candidate was and is utterly incapable of change.
Using increased ventilation or running an appropriately sized air cleaner or filter can add an extra layer of protection.
“Taxpayers provided funding for the development of this drug. Now Gilead is price-gouging off it during a pandemic. Beyond disgusting,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders.