vaccine, nationalism, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, H1N1, swine flu, pre-production contracts, compulsory licensing, TRIPS Agreement, equitable access, vulnerable populations, United States, Germany
This short essay explores the reemergence of vaccine nationalism during the COVID-19 pandemic. The essay traces the pre-COVID origins of vaccine nationalism and explains how it can have detrimental effects on equitable access to newly developed vaccines.
Santos Rutschman, Ana, The Reemergence of Vaccine Nationalism (July 3, 2020). Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Forthcoming, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-16, Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3642858