COVID-19 symposium : the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic
Opinio Juris, 2020, [LAW]
MELILLO, Margherita, COVID-19 symposium : the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Opinio Juris, 2020, [LAW] - http://hdl.handle.net/1814/66773
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With the return to our normal lives depending on the development of an effective treatment and/or a vaccine for COVID-19, science has never seemed so important. The paradox has been brilliantly encapsulated by an unnamed Spanish researcher that became immediately widely popular on social media. Feeling pressured to give an answer about a possible timeline for a vaccine for COVID-19, she reportedly affirmed: ‘you have given millions of euros to football players, and only 1300 euros a month to biologists; now go to Ronaldo to find a cure for Corona’.
Published on 06.04.2020
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Series/Number: Opinio Juris; 2020; [LAW]
Publisher: International Commission of Jurists
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