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Compulsory Licensing in the Age a Pandemic

31 August 2020
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread rapidly across the globe and claim numerous lives, health care systems of countries are coming under severe pressure. Governments globally, including Kenya, are taking measures to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and some, in liaison with pharmaceutical companies and research groups in the private sector, are continuously ramping up efforts to find a cure or vaccine; likely to be protected through patents.