Signs announcing that vaccines are out of stock are seen at the entrance to a vaccination centre amid a shortage of vaccine supplies in Mumbai on April 30. Photo: AFP Signs announcing that vaccines are out of stock are seen at the entrance to a vaccination centre amid a shortage of vaccine supplies in Mumbai on April 30. Photo: AFP
Signs announcing that vaccines are out of stock are seen at the entrance to a vaccination centre amid a shortage of vaccine supplies in Mumbai on April 30. Photo: AFP

Letters | Why coronavirus vaccine patent waivers are not a panacea

  • Unless there is a simultaneous technology transfer between the originator companies and generic partners, it will be very difficult and time-consuming for generic companies to surpass the technology barrier, particularly for vaccines based on mRNA technology

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
Signs announcing that vaccines are out of stock are seen at the entrance to a vaccination centre amid a shortage of vaccine supplies in Mumbai on April 30. Photo: AFP Signs announcing that vaccines are out of stock are seen at the entrance to a vaccination centre amid a shortage of vaccine supplies in Mumbai on April 30. Photo: AFP
Signs announcing that vaccines are out of stock are seen at the entrance to a vaccination centre amid a shortage of vaccine supplies in Mumbai on April 30. Photo: AFP
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