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Biden Backs Waiving IP Protections for Vaccines

Biden Backs Waiving IP Protections for Vaccines

President Biden has expressed support for waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in order to accelerate production and increase vaccine accessibility for developing nations. As the pandemic continues to ravage India, Biden has faced mounting pressure to suspend these protections, especially as other WTO nations signed on to the proposal, which was drafted by India and South Africa. This development could grant global access to trade secrets on how safe and effective vaccines are made.

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