Caring for patients in Tefé. “We try to say to the teams that sometimes the smallest detail can make all the difference and may prevent a patient from getting worse. You’re not just writing down a number: What does that number mean? What is the reason? How should we treat that patient?" - Carolina Kennedy, MSF doctor. Photograph by Mariana Abdalla
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The Lancet: Correspondence: Obligations in a global health emergency

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Photograph by Mariana Abdalla

In this Correspondence letter to The Lancet, authors from MSF’s Access Campaign respond to a Viewpoint article, and challenge the status quo of patents and other intellectual property (IP) barriers that impede access to COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, tests and other health tools.