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EU and Africa dispute patent vaccine

As the coronavirus pandemic is now in its second year, the growing inequality between vaccines remains a major stumbling block in the fight against covid-19. However, the European Union thinks differently. On Monday, the EU stood firm in its refusal to lift patent protection for covid-19 vaccines, just days before a summit with countries in the African Union that see the issue as a priority.Since October 2020, India and South Africa have been calling on the World Trade Organization (WTO) to temporarily…

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