No decision yet on proposal for interim waiver on IPR for Covid vaccines: Biden
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India, May 6 -- US President Joe Biden has said he has not made a decision yet on a proposal before the WTO to temporarily waive intellectual property rights to Covid-19 vaccines as supporters and opponents mounted pressure on him in anticipation of a resolution of the issue at the world body's general council meetings.
"We're going to decide that as we go along. I haven't made that decision yet, Biden said of the WTO proposal moved by India and South Africa last October.
A group of Democratic lawmakers pressed him hours later, saying it was past time for him to take a call. "Mr President, stop deciding and start acting," said Lloyd Doggett, one of the 108 Democratic members of congress who have jointly written to the president asking h...
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