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1,106 West Point Graduates Told to Return for Trump Speech — and 16 Test Positive for COVID-19

At least 16 graduating cadets from West Point Military Academy have tested positive for the new coronavirus, COVID-19, after returning to campus for graduation ceremonies, USA Today reported. The infected cadets are not showing symptoms and are receiving treatment, West Point superintendent Army Lt. Gen. Darryl Williams told the outlet. West Point had originally closed […]

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Whoever invents a coronavirus vaccine will control the patent – and, importantly, who gets to use it

With research laboratories around the world racing to develop a coronavirus vaccine, a unique challenge has emerged: how to balance intellectual property rights with serving the public good. Questions of patent protection and access to those patents has prompted an international group of scientists and lawyers to establish the Open COVID Pledge. This movement calls […]