Tag Archives | intellectual property rights (IPRs)

  • COVAX rollout: COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Ghana - nurse prepares vaccine.

    Better late than never, but act now

    The world should now be more aware of likely COVID-19 devastation unless urgently checked. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced an US$8 billion plan to quickly vaccinate many more people to expedite ending the pandemic.

  • 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.

  • Yahoo News The wealthy scramble for COVID-19 vaccines: 'If I donate $25,000 ... would that help me?'

    Intellectual property cause of death, genocide

    Refusal to temporarily suspend several World Trade Organization (WTO) intellectual property (IP) provisions to enable much faster and broader progress in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic should be grounds for International Criminal Court prosecution for genocide.