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The temporary suspension of vaccine patents could enrage pharma industry

Stocks of major vaccine makers were rattled on Wednesday after the US decided to support a plan to temporarily suspend the intellectual property rights for Covid-19 jabs, and India’s coronavirus crisis is hitting the international shipping industry. Plus, the FT’s leisure industries correspondent, Alice Hancock, talks about the European tourism industry’s hopes of emerging from the pandemic with a different kind of tourism. 

US backs plan to suspend Covid vaccine patents during pandemic

India’s Covid surge rocks global shipping industry

Archegos prepares for insolvency as banks seek compensation for $10bn losses

Pandemic offers Europe’s tourism industry the chance of an upgrade

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