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World mulls next step after U.S. supports waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Activists cheered, big pharma complained and government leaders assessed next steps on Thursday after the Biden administration’s blockbuster move to support an easing of patent and other protections on COVID-9 vaccines that many hope will help poorer countries get more doses and speed the end of the pandemic. The …

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COMMENTARY: ‘Vaccine nationalism’ could threaten Canada’s access to a COVID-19 vaccine – National

COMMENTARY: ‘Vaccine nationalism’ could threaten Canada’s access to a COVID-19 vaccine - National

At the end of June, the United States government announced that it had secured the entire supply of remdesivir, an antiviral drug that shortens hospital stays for COVID-19 patients, until September. In March, there were reports that Donald Trump’s administration tried to buy a German company working on a COVID-19 …

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