October 21, 1999 letter from Dr. Varmus rejecting “standardized transfer of manufacturing and distribution rights to the WHO or any other nonprofit organization”

On September 3, 1999, Ralph Nader, James Love and Robert Weisman wrote to Dr. Harold Varmus, then the Director of the NIH, proposing the NIH enter into an agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO), giving the WHO the right… Continue Reading