India, South Africa to make fresh push for waiver of vaccine patents at WTO

vaccination Rezaul H Laskar  |   1 MIN READ May 1, 2021

Diplomats of the two countries are working on revising the text of a proposal originally submitted by India and South Africa last October.
India and South Africa are preparing for a fresh push at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for a waiver of patent protections on Covid-19 vaccines though the success of the move will largely depend on the position adopted by the US and other developed countries, people familiar with developments said on condition of anonymity on Saturday.
Diplomats of the two countries are working on revising the text of a proposal originally submitted by India and South Africa last October to waive intellectual property rights such as patents and other protections for Covid-19 vaccines and medicines so that they can be more accessible.

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