PM Modi dials Australian counterpart, seeks his support for intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 vaccines

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The two leaders discussed the initiative taken at the WTO by India and South Africa for global waiver on patent protection for vaccines.

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Biden to back WTO COVID vaccine patent waiver
President Joe Biden on Wednesday threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, bowing to mounting pressure from Democratic lawmakers and more than 100 other countries, but angering pharmaceutical companies. Jonah Green has more.

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