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  1. All you need to know about the battle over COVID jab IP rights

    All you need to know about the battle over COVID jab IP rights

    In a potentially pivotal move, the US has backed a global waiver on patent protections for coronavirus vaccines.

  2. ‘Monumental moment’: US backs COVID vaccine patent waivers

    ‘Monumental moment’: US backs COVID vaccine patent waivers

    World Health Organization chief welcomes US announcement that it will support waivers for coronavirus vaccines.

  3. US to back intellectual property waiver at WTO for COVID vaccines

    US to back intellectual property waiver at WTO for COVID vaccines

    India and South Africa have been urging World Trade Organization members to temporarily suspend rules on IP rights.

  4. MSF urges rich countries to back COVID vaccine patent waiver

    MSF urges rich countries to back COVID vaccine patent waiver

    World Trade Organization will discuss proposal to waive intellectual property rights to produce coronavirus vaccines.

  5. India’s worst COVID record: Over 400,000 new cases; 3,980 deaths

    India’s worst COVID record: Over 400,000 new cases; 3,980 deaths

    Overall tally surges past 21 million, boosted by a record 412,262 new cases, while the death toll now stands at 230,168.

  6. China suspends economic dialogue with Australia as ties worsen

    China suspends economic dialogue with Australia as ties worsen

    Disputes over technology and the coronavirus pandemic have eroded relations between the two countries in recent years.

  7. COVID restrictions return to Sydney as mystery case investigated

    COVID restrictions return to Sydney as mystery case investigated

    Australian authorities trying to work out how a Sydney man acquired Indian virus variant linked to a case from the US

  8. Australia’s NSW scrambles after locally-acquired COVID case

    Australia’s NSW scrambles after locally-acquired COVID case

    Man from Sydney in New South Wales state is first to acquire the virus locally in more than a month.

  9. Australia retreats on jail threat for India travellers amid fury

    Australia retreats on jail threat for India travellers amid fury

    PM fends off ‘blood on his hands’ charges and retreats from threat to jail Australians trying to escape COVID-hit India.

  10. Australia is reviewing China’s ownership of key port: Report

    Australia is reviewing China’s ownership of key port: Report

    Australia defence minister tells local newspaper that the government would consider national interests in its review.