The Supreme Court today has asked the petitioner to amend prayers in a plea seeking directions to the Centre to hand over the premises of the state-of-art vaccine manufacturer in Tamil Nadu, namely HLL Biotech Limited (HBL), on lease to the state of Tamil Nadu to produce Covid-19 vaccines
Provisions in the Act can be used to provide for compulsory licensing. This will allow the centre, without the permission of the patentee, to use a vaccine for a national emergency at affordable prices.
Dr K.K. Aggarwal, a former President of the Indian Medical Association, died of Covid-19 on Monday night. He was 62. Aggarwal had been on ventilator support for the past few days at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), his family said.
This petition is filed by two petitioners with physical disability. They submitted that it is a well-established principle that the right to life under Article 21 of the Constitution of India includes the right to health.
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