Biden Administration Backs Vaccine Intellectual Property Waiver
Biden Administration Backs Vaccine Intellectual Property Waiver
The move, which is not supported by the pharmaceutical industry, would allow other countries to design and manufacture COVID-19 vaccines without fear of litigation.
Biden Administration Backs Vaccine Intellectual Property Waiver
Biden Administration Backs Vaccine Intellectual Property Waiver

The move, which is not supported by the pharmaceutical industry, would allow other countries to design and manufacture COVID-19 vaccines without fear of litigation.

The move, which is not supported by the pharmaceutical industry, would allow other countries to design and manufacture COVID-19 vaccines without fear of litigation.

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Updated June 1
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