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Europe Renews Push to Slash Global Tariffs on Medical Goods

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  • European Commission outlines options in a policy paper
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The European Union is pressing for a global deal to eliminate tariffs on pharmaceuticals and medical supplies in an effort to guard against the kind of supply-chain shock triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.