Western nations on March 10 again blocked the proposal.
This marked the eighth time the issue has been discussed at the World Trade Organization.
The consensus-driven trade body did agree to discuss the matter again before another TRIPS Council meeting in June.
But look what is happening tomorrow - Vaccine diplomacy is doing what the trips waiver was meant to do (sort of).
Quad nations meeting to announce financing to boost India vaccine output - U.S. official
"A first ever leaders’ meeting of the Quad group of countries on Friday plans to announce financing agreements to support an increase in manufacturing capacity for coronavirus vaccines in India",
"India has urged the other Quad members to invest in its vaccine production capacity in an attempt to counter China’s widening vaccine diplomacy."
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