Germany is resisting US access to the Tübingen vaccine company CureVac:

According to a media report, there is an indirect but tangible economic policy dispute between the USA and Germany due to the corona crisis.

As reported by "Welt am Sonntag" regarding government circles, US President Donald Trump tries to lure German scientists working on a potential corona vaccine with high financial contributions to the USA or to secure the drug exclusively for his country.

The Federal Ministry of Health confirmed on Sunday that the United States is trying to buy the Tübingen company CureVac.

The US president reportedly offers the company a large amount to secure its work exclusively, the newspaper reported. Donald Trump is doing everything possible to get a vaccine for the United States.

In an intensive exchange with CureVac:

The dispute between the two states is about the Tübingen-based company CureVac, which is working with the federally owned Paul Ehrlich Institute for Vaccines and Biomedical Medicines to produce a vaccine against the virus.

Government officials are now negotiating with CureVac, according to the report.

The Federal Government is very interested in the fact that vaccines and active substances against the novel coronavirus are also being developed in Germany and Europe, confirmed a spokesman for the Ministry of Health of the newspaper.

The government is in intensive contact with the company CureVac. Germany is trying to keep the company with financial offers, the paper reported, citing the government circles. According to the, "Welt am Sonntag", the company did not want to comment on this.

Criticism of US procedures - It's about ethical, not about economic issues:

The vice-chairman of the SPD parliamentary group, Bärbel Bas, also received harsh criticism of the United States' desires. "She said", This is an ethical, non-economic or even national question.

Anything else would be scandalous. A pandemic is about everyone and not about" America first.

Trump's failure in the corona crisis: the populists' oath of a revelation:

Bas pointed out that German researchers were organized in a European network. A few days ago, the federal government released another 140 million euros for corona research.


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