To: Government

Stop artificial Covid 19 vaccine scarcity

Take action to persuade Pharma to share their intellectual property rights and know with other suitably qualified producers so as to upscale vaccine production capacity.

Why is this important?

The current model of vaccine production controlled by a handfull of pharmaceutical companies will be unable to meet global needs until 2024. In the presence of ongoing high level of viral transmission we are likely to see viral variants emerge which will be immune to vaccines currently in use. In the words of Dr Mike Ryan WHO- 'nobody is safe until everybody is safe'