@otherpaco Oddly, the folks actually affected by them seem to disagree. https://www.africasacountry.com/2021/03/vaccine-apartheid
yes the continent gets to little vaccines but at the moment there is a problem to get the people vaccinated and it is not to the amount of vaccines or patents, at the moment.
you can easily find the provided info by yourself. Try BBC, Washington Post, Economist, Politico ...
What you do with the information is on you. I just said, right now even the too little amount of vaccines is more than is put to use. Thats all.
@otherpaco I’m not denying that vaccine hesitancy is a real problem. But these two issues are not mutually exclusive. You can waive vaccine patents and attempt to tackle disinformation (and years of rightly garnered colonial mistrust) at the same time.
But even without patents there are very little places that can produce the vaccine.
And when I see India, even production in your own country does not solve the problem. It is complex, multi-causal and yes history, namely colonialism, is part of the problem.
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