Covax’s results fall short and India and South Africa, supported by a hundred countries, advocated “fair, equitable and accessible” access to vaccines against covid-19, a patent suspension that would last until “the majority of the world population have developed immunity “.
The urgent donation of vaccines and the lifting of export control regimes for components and finished products are the only expeditious way to contain the expansion of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The eventual suspension of the intellectual property rights of pharmaceutical producers will take too long to expand the offer, but the discussion about global sharing will condition the response to future planetary emergencies.
The change in the Biden administration’s position will face radical opposition from the Republican Party, but, in defending the suspension of intellectual property rights, it has been dated, as the director-general of the World Health Organization admitted.
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