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NEW DELHI: China has backed the move at WTO for discussions to waive intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines. India has been calling for support for a temporary waiver on vaccine-related patents which, as the government has said, can help ramp up production and availability of vaccines in developing countries. After India and South Africa last year proposed before WTO a relaxation in the norms of the agreement on TRIPS (Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) to ensure quick and affordable access to vaccines in developing countries, the proposal is now said to have the backing of more...