The NIH has leverage to get Moderna to ramp up global access to vaccines. Use it!

the National Institutes of Health

What will it take to get the whole world vaccinated? To truly end the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not enough to only vaccinate Americans. Virus variants don’t respect international borders―and every hotspot on the globe is another chance for the coronavirus to mutate.

Here’s one powerful step the National Institutes of Health (NIH) can take to ensure global access to vaccines: the NIH should use its leverage to insist that Moderna dramatically step up production and cut prices.

To: the National Institutes of Health
From: [Your Name]

Use your leverage with Moderna’s patent licensing terms to force Moderna to dramatically increase production and reduce their prices to speed up global access to vaccines!