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While this fight over the distribution of the produced vaccines goes on, I think one should note that India - with support of a lot of countries - in October tried to get a temporary pause for patents related to the pandemic, and after much stalling a few weeks ago EU, UK, USA, Japan, Brazil and a few other countries voted it down in the WTO. Africa, India, China, most of Latin America voted for it. So fighting over the doses made by the monopolists will continue, and lifting the monopoly so that more can be produced is of the table. Can't have a pandemic messing with the profit structure.
by fjallstrom on Mon Mar 29th, 2021 at 08:24:17 AM EST
Furthermore, both the USA and UK putting export blocks in place ...

Imposing DPA on the global vaccines and API market.

API Active Pharmaceutical Ingedients

by Oui on Mon Mar 29th, 2021 at 08:40:19 AM EST
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