SA's 'global influence' shown in US Covid-19 vaccine IP waiver, Ramaphosa says

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President Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Esa Alexander

US President Joe Biden’s support for South Africa’s call to waive intellectual property (IP) rights protections for Covid-19 vaccines signifies South Africa’s influence on matters of global importance.

President Cyril Ramaphosa told Parliament on Thursday that the Biden-administration's move shows South Africa had a voice.

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