• May 13, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 16:37 mins

Patents protecting COVID-19 vaccination manufacturers from having to share research, licensing, and, of course, profit, ultimately prevent more vaccination creation and therefore lower the vaccine rate. The Biden administration just announced its support for a proposal to lift patent restrictions on COVID-19 vaccines. Will this make a difference in the vaccine rollout—and the rising international death toll? James Love, director of the nonprofit Knowledge Ecology International, discusses.