A man wearing a full protective face shield and double mask waits to be vaccinated in Quito, Ecuador. Photo: AP A man wearing a full protective face shield and double mask waits to be vaccinated in Quito, Ecuador. Photo: AP
A man wearing a full protective face shield and double mask waits to be vaccinated in Quito, Ecuador. Photo: AP

Could US-Germany rift derail coronavirus vaccine patent waiver?

  • Several nations praise US call to remove patent protections on Covid-19 vaccines
  • Proposal faces resistance from pharmaceutical industry and others, including Germany

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
A man wearing a full protective face shield and double mask waits to be vaccinated in Quito, Ecuador. Photo: AP A man wearing a full protective face shield and double mask waits to be vaccinated in Quito, Ecuador. Photo: AP
A man wearing a full protective face shield and double mask waits to be vaccinated in Quito, Ecuador. Photo: AP
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