Pfizer “not at all” agrees with the US call for the cancellation of the patent protecting the drug from covid-19.
president Pfizer, Albert Bourla said on Thursday that he had rejected United States Temporarily suspended Vaccine patent Oppose covid-19, but suggest speeding up production in existing factories.
In an interview with Agence France-Presse, Burla said that the companies co-developing vaccines with German biotech companies do not fully support the US call. Improve patent Protect drugs from covid-19.
The US government announced yesterday that it would support the cancellation of patent rights, which surprised the world. Anti-covid vaccine And immediately received the enthusiastic support of the World Health Organization (WHO).
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on the same Thursday that the European Union was “prepared to discuss” ways to ensure that vaccines are quickly sold to all corners of the world.
So far, the EU has firmly opposed the call for the temporary suspension of vaccine patents to speed up the immunization campaign against COVID-19.