IP suspension of covid 19 vaccines is a disastrous idea WSJ

Corona Vaccine.  (Symbolic photo-news18 English Reuters)

Corona Vaccine. (Symbolic photo-news18 English Reuters)

The purpose of this proposal, brought by India, South Africa and many other countries, is to provide vaccines to low and middle income countries easily and at a reasonable cost.

New Delhi. America’s leading financial newspaper The Wall Street Journal has called the proposal to suspend intellectual property rights of Kovid-19 vaccines a disastrous idea. India and South Africa made the proposal last year at the WTO and have been called by many progressive US Democrat lawmakers. Is supported.

The Wall Street Journal editorial board wrote against the proposed move on Friday, and supported Senator Chris Coons, who said earlier this week that there were external and internal attacks on intellectual property (IP) rights.

The purpose of this proposal, brought by India, South Africa and many other countries, is to provide vaccines to low and middle income countries easily and at a reasonable cost. The proposal has the support of more than 60 top US lawmakers, most of whom are progressive.




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