The Jab: Why can’t more be made?

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Thousands are dying each day amid vaccine shortages. Would a patent waiver save lives?

Jayati Ghosh of the University of Massachusetts Amherst says liberating IP is an urgent moral issue. Richard Hatchett, CEO at CEPI, disagrees.

Alok Jha and Natasha Loder are joined by Edward Carr, our deputy editor, and economics columnist Ryan Avent.

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