Countries included in the Merck/molnupiravir voluntary license with generic suppliers

(For more resources, please see our page on molnupiravir.) According to Brook Baker, these are the countries included in the Merck voluntary license to generic suppliers Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon,… Continue Reading

Failures to disclose government funding associated with Doudna patents related to “Methods and compositions for RNA-directed target DNA modification and for RNA-directed modulation of transcription

PDF version of letter to NIH. Failure2disclose-Doudna-patents-12oct2020 October 12, 2020 Michelle Bulls Director Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA) National Institutes of Health Via Email: RE: Failures to disclose government funding associated with patents related to “Methods… Continue Reading

Biden Administration asked to clarify scope of sanctions exceptions for Cuba’s vaccine program, and to support the evaluation and registration of its COVID-19 vaccines

On June 28, 2021, KEI sent a memorandum to Gayle E Smith (State), Eric Lander (OSTP), Loyce Pace (HHS) and Samantha Power (USAID), asking the U.S. government to clarify that its sanctions against Cuba do not extend to activities and… Continue Reading