The people’s vaccine – suspend IPR
”None of us are safe until every man, woman, and child in India is safe”.
India is in the grip of a deadly second surge of Covid-19, after a shortage of vaccines has left the population exposed.
Funeral pyres are reportedly lighting up the sky, as the death toll climbs.
Intellectual Property laws must be dropped immediately.
Pharmaceutical companies should not be allowed to hold the world to ransom.
Bríd Smith made a strong appeal to Mícheál Martin to put Ireland on the right side of history, and join calls for an unpatented vaccine, so countries can start producing their own.