: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Why Europe’s Covid-19 vaccine problems go beyond supply

Even after it vaccinates its own population, the EU may have no option but to toughen up its external borders significantly.

Last week, as concerns about EU access to Covid-19 vaccine supply continued to escalate, the European Commission hastily U-turned on an ill-judged decision to impose export controls on vaccines to Northern Ireland. But Brussels did stick to its demand for the pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca to divert delivery of some of its vaccines manufactured in Wales to help make up a shortfall because of lower than expected production in the EU. AstraZeneca has now agreed to supply 9 million …read more

Source:: New Statesman