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EU Tells Biden to Export Vaccines Now and Worry About IP Later

  • U.S. must match EU efforts to supply shots, von der Leyen says
  • Patent waivers are issue for long term, EU leaders says
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Merkel Opposes Virus IP Waver

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European Union leaders urged U.S. President Joe Biden to lift restrictions on exports of Covid-19 vaccines to address the desperate needs of developing countries before embarking on complex discussions about whether patent waivers might also boost supply in the longer term.