Monumental moment in fight against COVID-19, says WHO chief after US announces support for vaccine patent waiver

Monumental moment in fight against COVID-19, says WHO chief after US announces support for vaccine patent waiver

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Lauding the United States for extending support to waiving patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines amid the global health crisis, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus termed the Biden administration's decision as "powerful example of US leadership to address global health challenges".

"This is a monumental moment in the fight against #COVID19. The commitment by @POTUS Joe Biden and @USTradeRep @AmbassadorTai to support the waiver of IP protections on vaccines is a powerful example of US leadership to address global health challenges," the WHO chief tweeted.

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