Patents Are Just One Piece Of The Global Vaccine Manufacturing Problem

MAY 6, 202114 MIN
The NPR Politics Podcast

Patents Are Just One Piece Of The Global Vaccine Manufacturing Problem

MAY 6, 202114 MIN

Description

Technical expertise and supply chains shortages will pose huge challenges for global manufactures hoping to manufacture coronavirus vaccines, despite President Biden's support in waiving patents. Plus, how to convince more Americans to get vaccinated.

This episode: political correspondent Juana Summers, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and pharmaceutical correspondent Sydney Lupkin.

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