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  • Covid-19: Will patents hinder access to vaccines and medical treatments?

    Covid-19: Will patents hinder access to vaccines and medical treatments?

    “The first and only priority for trade negotiators at this time should be to remove all obstacles, including intellectual property rules, in existing agreements that hinder timely and affordable access to medical supplies, such as lifesaving medicines, devices, diagnostics and vaccines, and the ability of governments to take whatever steps are necessary to address this…