The move could reignite tensions with countries who rely on shots made in the EU. | reuters
BRUSSELS — The European Union is planning to extend its export authorization scheme for COVID-19 vaccines to the end of June, two EU sources told Reuters on Thursday, in a move that could
The mechanism was set up at the end of January as a reaction to vaccine makers’ announcements of delays in the deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to the EU.ADVERTISEMENTIt is due to expire at the end of March, but the European Commission wants to extend it through June, the two officials said.
“The Commission will propose its extension into June. And that was greeted by the member states with approval, not necessarily enthusiasm, but there is a feeling that we still need that mechanism,” one senior EU diplomat said. Read more: Inquirer »
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