With a COVID-19 vaccine coming onto the market, the need to revise South Africa’s outdated patent laws has never been greater.
Every vaccine bought for the UK has been on the assumption that just 30 million people - less than half the population - will get it.
More than 14,000 Australian women will be looking for new contraceptive medication after a popular pill experiences widespread shortages.
A limit on purchases of Ventolin could be likely as chemists warn of shortages in asthma medication due to panic buying.
Australia is in the grip of a drug crisis involving prescription medication.
Drug giants could quit the UK unless the NHS gets more funding.