Prospects of Intellectual-Property Waiver on Covid-19 Vaccines Fade – The Wall Street Journal

An agreement to waive the intellectual-property rights underpinning Covid-19 vaccinesa prospect poor countries have hoped would ease supplies to the developing worldis becoming increasingly unlikely, say people familiar with the situation, with the U.S. not acting to bridge disagreements between developing world countries and those opposing such a measure.

In May, the Biden administration said it would support temporarily suspending patents and other IP linked to the shots to allow developing countries to produce the Covid-19 vaccines created by big drug companies.

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