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HEALTH/FOOD

WTO Passes Agreement To Waive Patents For Covid Vaccines

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has passed agreements for the waiving of patents for COVID-19 vaccines. Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala previously said it was necessary to end the “morally unacceptable” inequity of access to Covid-19 vaccines. The group of 164 countries spent five days at a conference in Geneva negotiating deals that included pledges on health and food security. The partial […]