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# vaccine equity

Last year
Opinion: Shareholders could exert greater influence over global access to Covid-19 vaccines
Prof Aisling McMahon and Dr Edana Richardson argue that shareholders in pharma have the power to demand better from companies.
Breakthrough on Covid vaccine intellectual rights reached by EU, US, India and South Africa
The EU has climbed down on its position in order to help get the whole world equal access to vaccines.
All time
Irish NGOs worried booster roll-outs will lead to further vaccine inequality globally
Without intellectual property rights waivers to allow developing countries to produce their own jabs, demand will continue to outstrip supply, they said.
Biden administration backs waiving of vaccine intellectual property protections
United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai warned that it would take time to forge a consensus.