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The EU Parliament calls for the revocation of vaccine patents

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Ok to resolution in plenary

(ANSA) – BRUSSELS, JUN 10 – To accelerate the global deployment of the anti-Covid-19 vaccination, MEPs are calling for a temporary revocation of the protection of intellectual property rights.

In a resolution adopted today with 355 yes, 263 against and 71 abstentions, the European Parliament asks for a temporary derogation from the ‘Trips’ agreement of the World Trade Organization, in order to improve global access to medicines related to Covid-19 at affordable cost and to address world production constraints and supply shortages. (HANDLE).

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