September 27, 2021

EU urged to back vaccine patent-waivers for poor states

Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has urged the EU, Norway, Switzerland, and the UK to cease blocking coronavirus vaccine patent-waivers forward of a World Commerce Organisation assembly on the difficulty on Tuesday. “People in [poorer] countries, facing life or death in this pandemic, can no longer rely on charitable or voluntary measures dictated by a small number of high-income countries and the pharmaceutical industry they host,” MSF mentioned.

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