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US supports the Covid-19 TRIPS Waiver for vaccines; Now, technology sharing must become a...

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BMJ Commentary: Overriding drug and medical technology patents for pandemic recovery: a legitimate move...

Interest in the use of compulsory licensing is making a comeback in high-income countries in response to concerns about access to Covid-19 vaccines and...

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