Everything You Need to Know About the WTO's COVID-19 Vaccine Patent Proposal

Christy Somos - CTV News
May 10, 2021

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Rohinton P. Medhora, president of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) agreed that intellectual property is “the motor of the modern economy,” and when it comes to vaccines, the stakes are very high.

“Vaccines are awfully high tech and they involve years and years of research at different levels and…investments by labs and pharmaceutical companies,” Medhora said in a telephone interview with CTVNews.ca Thursday. “For example, the mRNA vaccines we have on the market have something like 260 or so different steps to actually get it from into the bottle and into your arm. It's a complex process and …

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