A member of the Paris Fire Brigade prepares a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

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Mustaqeem De Gama, South Africa's representative to the World Trade Organization, tells The World's Marco Werman about the global effort to relax intellectual property restrictions during the pandemic.

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A member of the Paris Fire Brigade prepares a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a new vaccination center in Paris, May 6, 2021. France joined the United States on Thursday in supporting an easing of patent and other protections on COVID-19 vaccines that could help poorer countries get more doses and speed the end of the pandemic.

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