Washington, 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 askin...