China, Pakistan support India's call for patent-free Covid-19 vaccine at WTO; US, EU oppose


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China, Pakistan support India's call for patent-free Covid-19 vaccine at WTO; US, EU oppose China, Pakistan support India's call for patent-free Covid-19 vaccine at WTO; US, EU oppose 21st November 2020 09:34 pm Deccan Herald Anirban Bhaumik, Notwithstanding New Delhi's troubled ties with Beijing and Islamabad, India's move at the World Trade Organization (WTO) seeking exemption for the Covid-19 drugs and vaccines from patent protections received support from China and Pakistan, but opposed by the United States and European Union. An informal meeting of the WTO's TRIPS (Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) Council in Geneva on Friday saw...