vi medicine informatics

28 August 2020

Great work Oxford!


They pledged to donate rights to their COVID vaccine, then sold them to pharma

Jay Hancock writing for DenverPost:

A few weeks later, Oxford–urged on by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—reversed course. It signed an exclusive vaccine deal with AstraZeneca that gave the pharmaceutical giant sole rights and no guarantee of low prices—with the less-publicized potential for Oxford to eventually make millions from the deal and win plenty of prestige.

aah… oh well

tags: news - covid19