Pfizer Exports U.S.-Made Vaccines For Less While U.S. Mulls TRIPS Waiver

By Gabrielle Wanneh / May 3, 2021 at 5:46 PM
The White House will allow Pfizer to export coronavirus vaccines made in America, a Biden administration spokesperson confirmed Monday (May 3). Pfizer’s CEO has also recently said the company is lowering the vaccine price for countries less well off than the United States, but those actions do not take pressure off the United States to waive patent rules at the World Trade Organization. Despite the offer of discounted vaccines, many countries would rather manufacture the vaccine themselves. Pfizer implemented tiered...

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