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Former Cavan-Monaghan TD says future covid-19 vaccine must be available to all

Jul 17, 2020 17:07 By News Northern Sound
Former Cavan-Monaghan TD says future covid-19 vaccine must be available to all Former Cavan-Monaghan TD says future covid-19 vaccine must be available to all
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A former Cavan-Monaghan TD says it's vital that there are no barriers put in place which could prevent some people from accessing a future covid-19 vaccine.
Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin is a signatory of a petition to the European Commission which would require the Commission to ensure equal access for all humankind to a Covid-19 vaccine when available.
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It comes amid fears that countries such as the United States could buy up the global supply of a future vaccine.
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The Sinn Féin representative noted that President Donald Trump has already bought up the global supply of remdesivir, a drug which can help recovery from Covid-19.
He’s appealing for people to sign the online petition which would ensure free global access to a future vaccine:
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A link to the petition can be found here: https://www.right2cure.eu/ie

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