As new coronavirus cases surge across India, calls are growing louder for wealthy countries to loosen intellectual property restrictions
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- Jayati Ghosh
- Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
- Former Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University
As new coronavirus cases surge across India, overwhelming hospitals and crematories, calls are growing louder for wealthy countries to stop hoarding excess supply of COVID-19 vaccines and to loosen intellectual property restrictions preventing more countries from making their own vaccines. Democracy Now! speaks with economist Jayati Ghosh and Congressmember Ro Khanna of California.