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Support Grows For Vaccine, Drug Intellectual Property Rights Suspension, Who Is Opposed?

NEW DELHI: How important will the Biden administration’s support in waiving patents on Covid-19 vaccines be for saving lives? Does it make India and South Africa’s six-month-old proposal at the World Trade Organisation any easier? How should the world ramp up the manufacture and distribution of vaccines and life-saving drugs? On ‘Talking Point‘ , Professor Prashant Yadav, Senior Fellow, Centre for Global Development, Professor, INSEAD, Lecturer, Harvard Medical School and Dr Jonathan D. Quick, MD, Pandemic Response, Preparedness, and Prevention, The Rockefeller Foundation, Author, ‘The End of Epidemics’, Adjunct Professor, Duke Global Health Institute discuss short, medium and long-term solutions with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi.

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