Of patents and power: "Doses are charity. Knowledge is justice"
A conversation with advocates for global vaccine access about drug patents, activism, Big Pharma, and more
Recently the plague descended on my extended family back in India — and on my wife’s, too. We were not atypical. It began to be said that few Indian families were spared the Covid crisis. And the crisis has revived a subject that I’ve reported on in the past and care deeply about: that of drug patents and poor countries.
Patents are temporary monopolies …
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