UN committee urges rich world to lift COVID jab patents

A UN anti-racism committee on Thursday urged rich countries—particularly Britain, Germany, Switzerland and the United States—to waive coronavirus vaccine patents and said they violated a guarantee against racial discrimination.

Medical economics

What will it take to boost Africa's vaccine production?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of vaccines in controlling infectious disease in sub-Saharan Africa and renewed interest in vaccine research and development across the continent.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monkeypox: The next global vaccine equity failure?

Inequitable access to COVID-19 vaccines has turned out to be the catastrophic moral failure the World Health Organization's director-general warned about at the beginning of 2021.

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