Capitalism doesn’t give you Covid vaccines. Capitalism gives you Covid variants we could prevent were it not for vaccine patents. Every death from a variant we could have prevented by abolishing vaccine patents rests squarely on the shoulders of the same pharmaceutical companies we celebrate for saving lives in wealthy countries that can afford their wares. But wealth won’t protect us from vaccine-resistant variants if we don’t end this disgusting display of colossal greed and shortsightedness.
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