Coronavirus and global justice

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed our world in a matter of weeks. The UN has called it the biggest global challenge since World War Two, as every country attempts to deal with the twin shocks to public health and the economy.

At Global Justice Now we are campaigning for an internationalist response. From testing and treatment to bailouts and financial flows, the pandemic has held up a mirror to the inequalities in our world. We must do whatever we can to demand steps to save lives now, and lay the ground for a radically different future.

 

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$2,340 for a Covid-19 treatment?

Yesterday US pharmaceutical company, Gilead announced that they will charge an extraordinary $2,340 for a five-day treatment course for the drug remdesivir, which is being used as a treatment for Covid-19. The drug has been developed with substantial amounts of public money in the US, with a reported $70.5 million of public investment

$2,340 for a Covid-19 treatment?

Yesterday US pharmaceutical company, Gilead announced that they will charge an extraordinary $2,340 for a five-day treatment course for the drug remdesivir, which is being used as a treatment for Covid-19. The drug has been developed with substantial amounts of public money in the US, with a reported $70.5 million of public investment

The world against the virus: 7 things we've learned from talking to our allies


15 June 2020

During lockdown, Global Justice Now’s series of webinars, podcasts and interviews have been exploring what coronavirus means in the global south. Here are 7 things we've learned.