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EU vaccine shame: Brussels wants to pinch UK's supply of Covid jabs

EU vaccine shame: Brussels wants to pinch UK's supply of Covid jabs
THE European Union has asked vaccine makers to redirect shipments of Covid jabs from Britain to the bloc, it has emerged.

“That means that vaccines that leave the European Union need a permit so that we can first of all know what is being manufactured in Europe, what is leaving Europe, where it is leaving Europe for and whether it is then also a fair distribution.” A European Commission spokesman didn’t deny the claims.European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen “The matter will be discussed at tomorrow steering board meeting.The European Commission president said: “And now companies must deliver.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is confident the EU threat will not impact the UK's vaccine scheme The row erupted after the Anglo-Swedish firm said it would have to cut supplies to the bloc by 60 percent because of production hiccups.” German MEP Gunnar Beck said Britain’s successful vaccine scheme was a “nightmare” for Commission bosses.

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