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China backs developing countries’ call to waive IP rights on COVID-19 vaccines

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed China flag in this illustration

BEIJING (Reuters) – China supports developing countries’ appeal for the waiving of intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday.

Zhao Lijian, a spokesman at the foreign ministry, was speaking at a regular news conference.

(Reporting by Beijing Newsroom; Editing by Gareth Jones)

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