WHO Urges Countries, Vaccine Makers To Waive COVID-19 Vaccine IP

By Beth Wang / October 8, 2021 at 3:17 PM
World Health Organization officials ramped up calls for vaccine makers and wealthy countries with high vaccination rates to share COVID-19 vaccine intellectual property and engage in technology transfer to help lower-income countries with low vaccination rates get access to vaccines and meet WHO’s target of getting 40% of the population in every country vaccinated by the end of the year. WHO did not directly mention the United States but when asked whether there’s more the United States could do, one...

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