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Washington — US support for a waiver of intellectual-property protections for Covid-19 vaccines heads to the World Trade Organization for potentially thorny talks over sharing the proprietary know-how needed to boost global supplies of the life-saving shots.

“In terms of how soon the WTO can deliver — that literally depends on the WTO members, collectively, being able to deliver,” US trade representative Katherine Tai said in an interview on Wednesday. “I am the first one to admit that what we are leaning into is a process that is not going to be easy.”..

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