Pepvar’s first goal should be supporting the production of enough doses to vaccinate the entire world within a year. It is estimated that building such capacity for an mRNA vaccine like Moderna’s would cost less than $4 billion — that’s significantly less than the U.S. government already spends each day on Covid-19 relief — with the cost about $2 per dose. Of course, making the vaccines is just the first step: Pepvar must
People, even if that estimate is off by a factor of ten or more…etc. Here is the NYT link, by James Krellenstein, Peter Staley and Wafaa M. El-Sadr.