Experts demand compulsory licensing for generic production of a drug against COVID-19 - Modern Ghana

by modernghana 04/10/2021

Should not a medicine (Remdesivir) that has shown lifesaving effect in certain cases of Covid-19 be made available to all those who need it without delay? Even if Big Pharma has a patent, there are provisions in the global trade treaties that allow governments to issue compulsory licenses to such a lifesaving drug, and keep people over profit.


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