The Reemergence of Vaccine Nationalism

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Forthcoming

Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-16

6 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2020 Last revised: 20 Jul 2020

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Ana Santos Rutschman

Saint Louis University - School of Law

Date Written: July 3, 2020

Abstract

This short essay explores the reemergence of vaccine nationalism during the COVID-19 pandemic. The essay traces the pre-COVID origins of vaccine nationalism and explains how it can have detrimental effects on equitable access to newly developed vaccines.

Keywords: vaccine, nationalism, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, H1N1, swine flu, pre-production contracts, compulsory licensing, TRIPS Agreement, equitable access, vulnerable populations, United States, Germany

Suggested Citation

Santos Rutschman, Ana, The Reemergence of Vaccine Nationalism (July 3, 2020). Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Forthcoming, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-16, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3642858 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3642858

Ana Santos Rutschman (Contact Author)

Saint Louis University - School of Law ( email )

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St. Louis, MO 63101
United States

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