TRIPS waiver: US support is a major step but no guarantee of COVID-19 vaccine equity

“The question is how to translate rights under WTO rules into access to medicines on the ground. The 2005 TRIPs amendment has only ever been used once in 2007 when Canada supplied generic antiretroviral drugs to Rwanda. Those involved subsequently criticised the amendment for being overly bureaucratic, costly and complicated.”

via The Conversation
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