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PM Modi dials Australian counterpart, seeks his support for intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 vaccines

DNA Friday, 7 May 2021
The two leaders discussed the initiative taken at the WTO by India and South Africa for global waiver on patent protection for vaccines.
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