Brazil's Legislature Takes Action Against COVID-19
Brazil's Senate passed legislation on April 29, 2021, that would permit the government to temporarily suspend any and all patents for medical products that could be used to fight Covid-19 reported Reuters.
Any license would be valid only for the duration of such an emergency.
Over 400,000 people had died in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic, based on data from Johns Hopkins University. And less than 6% of Brazilians have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to Our World in Data.