Putin backs Russia waiving patents on its Covid jabs

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he supports the idea of a waiver on patent protections for coronavirus vaccines and urges his government to consider lifting them for Russia's jabs, during a televised meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova. A campaign to lift patent protections on Covid-19 vaccines is picking up steam, with French, German and EU leadership saying they are ready to discuss a proposal by US President Joe Biden.

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