Tag Archives | COVAX

  • Briefing and Press Conference Regarding Safe School Reopening During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Wilmington, DE - September 2, 2020

    Rich countries prolong the pandemic: what Biden must do

    Most rich countries have opposed most developing countries’ request to temporarily suspend World Trade Organization (WTO) intellectual property (IP) rules to more quickly contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Expectations were high as Biden had supported a patent waiver, albeit only for vaccines.

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    European duplicity undermines anti-pandemic efforts

    Despite facing the world’s worst pandemic of the last century, rich countries in the World Trade Organization (WTO) have blocked efforts to enable more affordable access to the means to fight the pandemic.