‘We Need a People’s Vaccine, Not a Profit Vaccine’: Sanders Urges Biden to Support Push to Suspend Pharma Patents

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Wednesday urged President Joe Biden to support an India and South Africa-led effort at the World Trade Organization to temporarily suspend coronavirus vaccine-related intellectual property rights in order to facilitate speedy global production and distribution of the life-saving shots—a proposal backed by nearly 70% of U.S. adults and more than 100 nations worldwide.

Source: ‘We Need a People’s Vaccine, Not a Profit Vaccine’: Sanders Urges Biden to Support Push to Suspend Pharma Patents | Portside

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