Can a patent waiver for COVID-19 jabs expedite vaccinations in poorer countries? | DW News

Will sharing the exact recipes for COVID-19 vaccines help to get more shots to more people much faster? The US’ decision to support a temporary lifting of vaccine patents has sparked debate across continents. The European Union says it’s open to discuss the idea, but Germany is voicing skepticism. A government spokesperson says protecting intellectual property, is essential to supporting innovation.

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Hope to poorer nations? Mexico develops nasal spray COVID-19 vaccine | COVID-19 Special

Mexico has the world’s third highest COVID-19 death toll, behind the United States and Brazil. The government is seeking to speed up vaccination and is even developing its own vaccine, with clinical trials getting underway.

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