A healthcare worker prepares a dose of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive in Medan, Indonesia, on November 29, 2021. WHO is also looking to China and India to try to tap into their vaccine technologies. Photo: EPA-EFE
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive in Medan, Indonesia, on November 29, 2021. WHO is also looking to China and India to try to tap into their vaccine technologies. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: WHO appeals to Chinese pharmaceutical firms to share vaccine patents

  • WHO is looking to China and India to share patents to help boost Covid-19 jabs in developing countries
  • As the world grapples with the emerging Omicron strain, China’s president pledges to supply a further 1 billion vaccine doses to Africa next year

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive in Medan, Indonesia, on November 29, 2021. WHO is also looking to China and India to try to tap into their vaccine technologies. Photo: EPA-EFE
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive in Medan, Indonesia, on November 29, 2021. WHO is also looking to China and India to try to tap into their vaccine technologies. Photo: EPA-EFE
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