Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he agreed to the idea of issuing a patent for the COVID vaccine.Yes, the weird thing is that this situation will only be Joe Biden Administration The main goal of making the proposal public is to speed up the production and distribution of vaccines.
What does Putin say about the COVID vaccine patent?
As we told you, Vladimir Putin agreed to issue a patent on the coronavirus vaccine. In this regard, he made the following comments at a conference on the pandemic: “Of course, Russia will support such an idea.”, So he asked his government to analyze this possibility.
“Under the current circumstances, as I have said on many occasions, we should not consider realizing the maximum profit, but should ensure the safety of the people.”The main president of Russia added.
It is worth mentioning that on this day, they approved the use of Sputnik Light in Russia, A single-dose vaccine for COVID, has an effective rate of 79.4% against coronavirus.
What suggestions did the Biden administration put forward?
It was announced yesterday that according to some media, the Biden administration will support the relaxation of patent rules for the COVID vaccine. This is based on the words of U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai. After a long debate, he said that the government’s position on the issuance of vaccine patents has changed.
“The government firmly believes in intellectual property protection, but supports the abandonment of those protections for the COVID-19 vaccine in order to end this pandemic.”, Read news from officials posted on Twitter.
Germany opposes the issuance of patents
Who dislikes this idea very much is Angela Merkel, he told the World Trade Organization (WTO) Germany does not recognize authorized patents for COVID vaccine.
According to a spokesperson for the German government, The president mentioned that this idea will create “Serious Complications” For vaccine production.
*Information from Agence France-Presse by Weekly newspaper
Van goes hand in hand: Putin joins Biden and supports the issuance of the patent for the COVID vaccine, which was first published on Sopitas.com.