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Senior House Democrats urge Tai to support expanding TRIPS decision

February 7, 2024 at 11:32 AM
Four senior House Democrats are urging the Biden administration to support expanding an intellectual property-related World Trade Organization decision for COVID-19 vaccines to cover tests and treatments, arguing such a move would help improve access to medicines for certain developing countries without hurting the U.S. pharmaceutical industry. In a Feb. 5 letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Democratic Reps. Jan Schakowsky (IL), Lloyd Doggett (TX), Rosa DeLauro (CT) and Jesús Garcia (IL) said there was “no reason for continued...

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