Without Sufficient Vaccine Doses, Brazil Remains Silent in WTO to Prevent Crisis With India

Brasilia, along with wealthy countries, has spent months blocking a proposal from India and South Africa to suspend vaccine patents and allow the immunizer to be produced in its generic version.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a change of stance faced with its vulnerability regarding vaccine supply, the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Itamaraty) chose to remain silent during a meeting at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday, February 4th, which discussed India's proposal to allow the breach of patents on immunizers.

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