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U.S. Gives Nod To Waiving Intellectual Property Rules For COVID-19 Vaccines

The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, as countries struggle to manufacture the life-saving doses. A statement from United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai said extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for special measures. The World Health Organization’s director-general, Tedros Ghebreyesus, praised the U.S. decision describing it as a monumental […]

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Pope Francis Calls For Reconciliation

Following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man by a white police officer, and social unrest in the United States, Pope Francis said no one could claim to defend the sanctity of every human life while turning a blind eye to racism and exclusion. The Pope in his weekly address said, “Today I join the church in St. […]