White House says work toward waiving COVID-19 vaccine intellectual property rights continues

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ABROAD AIR FORCE ONE, Nov 30 (Reuters) - White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday the Biden administration is continuing to work on building a consensus toward waving intellectual property rights tied to Covid-19 vaccines.

Psaki said the administration recognizes the World Trade Organization is a "consensus-based organization" and it will take time to build such an agreement.

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Reporting by Andrea Shalal; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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