UN chief extends support to India, South Africa's initiative of waiving TRIPS for Covid products

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on June 12, 2021
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has extended support to India and South Africa's initiative at the WTO to waive intellectual property protection for COVID-19 vaccines and products, though he cautioned that "technology transfer" must be backed up by "technical support".

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