Moderna sues Pfizer and BioNTech over coronavirus vaccine

American company Moderna is filing lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech. She accuses them of violating her patent rights in the production of a vaccine against COVID-19, TASS reports with reference to the press service of Moderna.

The company believes that Pfizer and BioNTech copied two main features of its patented technologies that play main role in the success of mRNA vaccines.

At the same time, Moderna added that they would not seek the withdrawal of Comirnaty from the markets and demand that it be banned from sale in the future. The company explained that this is due to the importance of the availability of coronavirus vaccines.

Previously, the biotech company Moderna announced the start of preclinical studies to create a monkeypox vaccine. Experts noted that this is a rare viral infection that poses a danger to humans.

Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said he intends to give a significant part of his fortune to charity. He noted that he would also provide his children with a good education and leave home.

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