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July 25, 2021


"Production is slated to begin "towards the second half of 2022" according to Biovac CEO Morena Makhoana, with the aspirational 100 million doses per year being achieved in "early" 2023"

So... not the 'next wave' of this fall but the 'wave after' -- IF we even get that far....

I am not sure about the accuracy of that map. It shows Brazil as supporting the waiver, but Brazil has---as recently as a couple months ago---expressed *opposition* to the proposed WTO waiver (URLs below).



Thanks, Greg - it seems MSF/DWB have taken Brazil's position to be in favor even though they espouse a "third way" that is neither for or against the waiver, according to the Rio Times: https://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-business/brazil-seeks-3rd-path-to-covid-patent-waiver-deadlock/

Thanks for pointing this out

See also https://thewire.in/diplomacy/brics-backs-talks-for-covid-19-vaccine-patent-waiver-in-wto

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