This is an extremely important story, not least because of the way it was originally reported: That the US is trying to steal Germany's vaccine industry, and hoard the results for itself https://t.co/M1fb5o22vq— Anne Applebaum (@anneapplebaum) March 16, 2020
German officials to discuss reported U.S. attempt to buy exclusive rights to coronavirus vaccine https://t.co/bkw4dbjpUh— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) March 16, 2020
Trump tried to poach German scientists working on a cure for coronavirus and offered cash so the vaccine would be exclusive to the USA https://t.co/BOriyRJdn5— Business Insider (@businessinsider) March 15, 2020
Somewhere out in Rube Nation, there's a guy who thinks this was a stroke of genius and is going to bitch that the only problem is that some European journo panty-waist blew the whistle. https://t.co/Ov5ElQTvJC— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) March 15, 2020
Trump has offered big money to German medical company for exclusive access to a Covid-19 vaccine, German media report.— Robert Reich (@RBReich) March 15, 2020
German government fighting off what it sees as aggressive takeover bid by the US.
Trump brain: MAGA by making other nations more vulnerable to coronavirus.
The Trump admin has offered a German medical company "large sums of money" for exclusive access to a Covid-19 vaccine, German media have reported.— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) March 15, 2020
Trump had offered CureVac "large sums of money" to gain exclusive access to their work, wrote Die Welt. https://t.co/l0QHw0OgYG
German government is trying to stop the US government from persuading a German company seeking a coronavirus vaccine to move its research to the US, prompting German politicians to insist no country should have a monopoly on any future vaccine. https://t.co/RUApx6WI7M— NBC News Business (@NBCNewsBusiness) March 15, 2020