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How COVID-19 vaccine patents are influencing our pathway out of the pandemic – ABC News

As some people defend the role of intellectual property in medical research, others say restrictive patents are holding up the global vaccine effort and could ‘threaten…

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As a young teenager, Joan McMeekin was among the first Australian children to be vaccinated against polio in the 1950s.
Her mother was a physiotherapist, which she said helped colour her perception that the injection was “very, very welcome”.
Joan McMeekin was one of the first children in Australia to get the polio vaccine in the 1950s in part due to her mother’s profession as a physiotherapist.(Supplied: Joan McMeekin
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Dr McMeekin, now a professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne’s dentistry,…

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