Even when facing Covid-19 vaccine shortages and lockdown riots across Europe, our governments keep defending Big Pharma's patent monopolies. It's obscene.
For all this to be over, for millions of lives to be saved, we need to fully vaccinate billions as soon as possible.
Supply issues are causing delays to the vaccine rollouts across Europe, and poorer countries are being shut out completely.
It's painfully evident that no single company can possibly manufacture enough doses to meet global need -- and they’re blocking moves to freely share the know-how that would make it possible.
At the moment, governments of wealthy countries are backing big pharma, but there is groundswell of people-powered ambition that could change all that.
It’s an official EU petition called a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). Will you be one of the 1 million names brave healthcare workers and activists need to support it, to make our governments put people before Big Pharma profits and help end the pandemic?
Here's how to join in: First sign with SumOfUs here, so we can keep you updated. Then you can sign officially on the next page. Your government decides what information is required. SumOfUs cannot access your data from that form -- it’s on the European Union’s official website.