Labour claims UK ministers risking emergence of new Covid variants
Government accused of thwarting poorer countries’ bid to manufacture their own vaccines
Labour has claimed ministers are risking the emergence of other Covid variants like Omicron by thwarting a bid by poorer countries to manufacture their own vaccines.
The British government has “actively blocked countries in Africa and across the developing world from making their own vaccines” by opposing a waiver on intellectual property rights for Covid vaccines, the party says.
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