• STAT Plus: Moderna vows not to enforce Covid-19 patents, but advocates say IP should be given to WHO

    11 days ago - By STAT

    Amid growing concern over access to Covid-19 medical products, Moderna has decided not to enforce its patent rights related to its experimental vaccine and will also license its intellectual property to any Covid-19 vaccines to others after the pandemic has ended.
    The decision means other companies or governments should not have concerns that the biotech would seek to prevent other Covid-19 vaccines from being developed based on its technology. “We feel a special obligation under the current circumstances to use our resources to bring this pandemic to an end as quickly as possible,” the...
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  • STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: AstraZeneca could profit from Covid-19 vaccine as of July; New England Journal slams Trump

    11 days ago - By STAT

    Top of the morning to you, and a fine one, it is. Once again, clear blue skies and deliciously cool breezes are enveloping the Pharmalot campus as we greet another day. Unfortunately, we can gaze out the window only so long, though. So time to get cracking, as they say. There is much to be done. No doubt you can relate, so here are a few tidbits to help you on your journey, which we hope is a productive and safe one today. Meanwhile, please do keep us in mind if any secret dossiers or saucy tips can be passed along. Have a good one....
    AstraZeneca could start profiting from its Covid-19...
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