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A year on, proposal to waive IP for Covid-19 vaccines is still in limbo

A year after a proposal to waive intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines was put forward its future remains unclear, with a handful of nations again blocking its path at a World Trade Organization meeting on Monday.India and South Africa submitted the plan last October in a bid to allow countries to use existing intellectual property to manufacture vaccines and other Covid-19 medical products during the pandemic. The proposal has since won the backing of more than 100 nations,…

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