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Pressure grows on world leaders to scrap patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines

Pressure is mounting for world leaders to waive intellectual property protections on Covid-19 vaccines in a bid to increase global production.On Friday the World Trade Organization debated a proposal that would temporarily waive protections on patents, copyrights, and industrial designs for products to fight Covid-19, which was first put before the body by South Africa and India in October.The discussions come as many countries are still scrambling to get hold of vaccines and with India’s Covid…

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