Opinion: The monkeypox vaccine underscores the value of U.S. investments in preparedness
1 month ago - By STAT
After living through the Covid-19 epidemic, many people around the world reacted to the sudden spread of monkeypox with understandable dismay. But while researchers and public health experts are still learning more about this outbreak , there is one critical distinction between monkeypox and Covid-19: a safe and effective vaccine has been ready and on the shelf from the start, thanks to a long-standing U.S. public-private partnership aimed at preparing for the worst biological threats, whether naturally occurring or deliberate.
The U.S. government's engagement in the development of medical...
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CureVac sues BioNTech, claiming Covid-19 vaccine infringes key mRNA patents
1 month ago - By MedCity News
Messenger RNA vaccine biotech CureVac is suing BioNTech, alleging that its rival's Covid-19 vaccine infringes on intellectual property built on more than two decades of research. BioNTech responded that its work is original and the company will defend against the infringement allegations.
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