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Biden backs waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines

The Biden administration backs waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines.

Overriding objections from the pharmaceutical industry, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said the U.S. would support a proposal working its way through the World Trade Organization. « Such a policy would waive the IP rights of vaccine makers to potentially enable companies in developing countries and others to manufacture their own versions of Covid-19 vaccines. » explains the WSJ.

« This is a global health crisis, and the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures, » U.S. trade representative Katherine Tai said in a statement. « The Administration believes strongly in intellectual property protections, but in service of ending this pandemic, supports the waiver of those protections for COVID-19 vaccines. » said President Bidden.

India is now the epicenter of the pandemic, and just 2% of its population is fully vaccinated.India records highest-ever more than 4,01,993 new cases, more than 3,500 deaths. (Time Of India).

Let’s help one another. The pandemic has devastated families all around the World.

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Clara Schmelck
Clara-Doïna Schmelck, journaliste, philosophe des médias. Rédactrice en chef adjointe d'Intégrales - est passée par la rédaction de Socialter ; chroniqueuse radio, auteur, intervenante en école de journalisme et de communication (Celsa ...).

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