Many Norwegians believe that vaccine companies should share their formulas for COVID-19 vaccines.
In the survey conducted by Respons Analyze for Save the Children and Norwegian People’s Aid, 67% of those surveyed answered that they “agree” or “completely agree” with the notion of sharing the formulas.
“This is a clear signal from the population in Norway. A broad and fair distribution of the vaccines is absolutely essential for us to get out of this pandemic,” Secretary-General Birgitte Lange of Save the Children noted in a press release.
Earlier this month, it became known that the United States supports South Africa and India in a proposal to lift vaccine patent rights. More than 100 countries support the proposal.
However, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Norway, among others, don’t.
Norwegian People’s Aid and Save the Children are affiliated with the People’s Vaccine Alliance, which fights for the vaccine to be available free of charge to the world’s entire population.
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