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Press Release

Global Justice Now Reacts To News That Moderna Is Suing Pfizer and BioNTech Over Vaccine Technology

LONDON -

Tim Bierley, Pharma Campaigner said: "It’s grotesque but unsurprising to see pharma fighting among themselves over who has the right to profiteer the most from the pandemic.

Both these companies have throughout the pandemic failed to provide for people in the global south, refusing to share their technology and selling first to the richest countries. This has been the best way for them to make their billions

If we want to talk about who gets the credit for the vaccines we have, the facts show that US taxpayer money has for years funded mRNA vaccine development, and the technology used in the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. By rights, these should be the people’s vaccines."

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Global Justice Now is a democratic social justice organisation working as part of a global movement to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world. We mobilise people in the UK for change, and act in solidarity with those fighting injustice, particularly in the global south.

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