Vaccine Inequities, Intellectual Property Rights and Pathologies of Power in the Global Response to COVID-19

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1 Centre for Sustainable Healthcare Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

2 University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

3 Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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Introduction

The accelerated development of multiple coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines is unprecedented and the result of a unique collaborative effort between industry, public health agencies and university laboratories. However, the introduction of new vaccines has also raised concerns about how the vaccines will be made available in sufficient quantities and distributed fairly across the globe.1 ... (Read more...)

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