India and South Africa request the temporary release of patents, but some countries oppose this, including France, which advocates donating to the most vulnerable countries
U.S. Presidential Palace Joe Biden Announced on Wednesday that it supports the cancellation of patent in order to vaccine Oppose covid-19 to accelerate the production and distribution of immunization agents worldwide.
Although the company’s intellectual property rights are important, Washington State “supports exemptions from the protection of the covid-19 vaccine,” the U.S. Trade Representative said. United States, Katherine Tai (Katherine Tai) in a statement.
The official said that Washington “actively” participated in World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations to obtain this exemption.
India and South Africa requested the temporary release of vaccine patents to speed up production, but some countries objected to this, including France, which advocates doing so. Donate To the most vulnerable countries.
powerful Pharmaceutical company As far as they are concerned, they oppose the suspension of patents worldwide on the grounds that it will deter expensive research.
Dai Bingguo admitted that given the nature of the WTO’s consensus and the complexity of the issues involved, the WTO negotiations will take time.