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  • For a view of a COVID-19 future, Canadians should look across the pond

    Britain, like Canada, is one of the only countries in the world to delay second doses for several months, so that more people can get protected from at least one dose faster. Now, after half the British population has had a single vaccine dose, new cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all down significantly.

    People sit at tables in the open area of Covent Garden Market, in London, Thursday, April 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

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Biochemist Daniela Beatriz Ori manipulates swab samples to make a real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) analysis for COVID-19 testing at the biochemistry lab of Central Navy Hospital Dr. Pedro Malloon April 28, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images)
Registered nurse Natalie Selkirk with the Peterborough Health Unit administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Mike William at Curve Lake First Nations community Centre near Buckhorn, Ont., on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Chief of the Curve Lake First Nations Band Emily Whetung looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
A shipment of COVID-19 vaccines distributed by the COVAX Facility arrives in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Friday Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/ Diomande Ble Blonde)
Mother putting a face mask on her daughter. (August de Richelieu/ Pexels)

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Everything you need to know about the WTO's COVID-19 vaccine patent proposal

The Canadian government is considering whether or not to lend its support to a World Trade Organization's proposal to waive intellectual property rights and patents on COVID-19 vaccines. CTVNews.ca spoke with experts about what the proposal means, how vaccine patents work and the importance of intellectual property rights.

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