Trade, Industry and Competition Minister, Ebrahim Patel says they've made a proposal to the World Trade Organisation to relax IP rights in order to avoid vaccine nationalism. The government is asking pharmaceuticals to waive intellectual property rights for vaccines and health tools during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the last 24 hours the Western Cape recorded 3 additional deaths, bringing the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the province to 11-thousand 584. - Smile 90.4FM

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister, Ebrahim Patel says they’ve made a proposal to the World Trade Organisation to relax IP rights in order to avoid vaccine nationalism. The government is asking pharmaceuticals to waive intellectual property rights for vaccines and health tools during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the last 24 hours the Western Cape recorded 3 additional deaths, bringing the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the province to 11-thousand 584.