CERN’s convention: “The Organization shall have no concern with work for military requirements and the results of its experimental and theoretical work shall be published or otherwise made generally available.”

The need for global collaboration on science with  safeguards against commercial and political influence

@pattirundall April 22, 2020
I can’t understand why something like CERN can’t be set up where countries cooperate on finding the solution (not just for COVID-19 but for Anti microbial Resistance and other global threats) and require that commerce and patents are kept out of the picture… CERN’s convention: “The Organization shall have no concern with work for military requirements and the results of its experimental and theoretical work shall be published or otherwise made generally available.”
WHO to launch initiative to share COVID-19 drugs, tests and vaccines: The World Health Organization (WHO) said it would announce a “landmark collaboration” on Friday to speed development, production and the use of safe, effective drugs, tests and vaccines to prevent,…   reuters.com

@pattirundallApril 26th 2020.  We need the involvement of all the best minds. But don’t forget corporations gain unprecedented opportunities for undue influence through ‘Partnerships’ that are, by definition, arrangements for ‘shared governance.’ We need to take care with terminology if ‘the right to health for all’  enshrined in  WHO’s constitution is not to be forgotten

replying…Jørgen Schlundt. @j_schlundt  Prof Nanyang Technological Univ. Singapore – previous Director National Food Inst. DK – previous Director Dep. Food Safety and Zoonoses WHO ..” And that novel CERN should include systems to collect, analyze and use in real time microbial DNA and RNA sequences – se also globalmicrobialidentifier.org and compare-europe.eu and FDA Genometrakr

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US defunding of WHO 

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Junk food companies using #COVID19 as a PR exercise.
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