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Coronavirus: US-Germany rivalry for laboratory looking for Corona virus vaccine

Coronavirus: US-Germany rivalry for laboratory looking for Corona virus vaccine

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The United States has engaged in a standoff with Germany to try to secure exclusivity for a vaccine against the new corona virus vaccine currently under development by a German laboratory, Die Welt said on Saturday.According to the German newspaper, US President Donald Trump is trying to attract German scientists working on a potential vaccine against the new coronavirus with significant financial resources, thereby obtaining exclusivity for his country.The vaccine would then be "only for the United States," a source close to the German government told the newspaper.Berlin would try to keep its hand on this company by offering in turn attractive financial conditions.This rivalry concerns the biotechnology company CureVac, based in Tubingen in Baden-Wurttemberg. It al