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After a four-year campaign, the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society and the British Society for Rheumatology have succeeded in levelling the playing field for people with rheumatoid arthritis in England and Wales.
World leaders are squaring off on a complex topic: whether to temporarily waive intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines. The so-called “TRIPs wavier,” debated through the World Trade Organization, could have both short- and long-term consequences for patients.
Just as COVID-19 drove people to distance themselves, widespread vaccination has the potential to bring them closer. But as the World Health Organization celebrates World Immunization Week, COVID-19 vaccination across Europe remains a challenge.