The Omicron variant underscores the global stakes of Covid-19 vaccine inequity
Stat - 11/29/2021
The European Commission suggested a ‘targeted waiver’ on compulsory licenses. But the move was derided because waivers are not needed for countries to issue such licenses. The idea is “basically meaningless” and a public relations “stunt,” said Brook Baker, a Northeastern University professor who specializes in access to medicines and intellectual property and is a senior policy analyst for Health GAP.