ALLEA Statement on Vaccination Bottlenecks in the Global South and a Patent Waiver for Covid-19 Vaccines

This ALLEA statement assesses the legal hurdles of the patent waiver proposal for Covid-19 vaccines in discussion since 2020 within the World Trade Organization (WTO). It also proposes alternative mechanisms to achieve vaccine equity and speed up the transfer of technology and know-how for vaccine roll-out across low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

  • Year: 2021