TRIPS waiver: Pressure mounts on WTO as supporting voices grow2 min read 25 Feb 2021, 08:46 AM IST
So far, around 90 countries have broadly supported the TRIPS waiver proposal at the WTO
If India succeeds in getting the proposed waiver of the agreement on TRIPS, it will reduce the cost of vaccines substantially and enable free flow of medicines
The World Trade Organisation is under pressure to seriously consider the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) waiver on Covid-19 vaccines after several European Union lawmakers and a group of least developed countries (LDC) recently lent their support to India's proposal.
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