About: vaccine export control

Brexit 18-03-2021

UK accuses EU of brinkmanship over vaccine export threat

British foreign minister Dominic Raab accused the European Commission of brinkmanship over its threat to ban exports of COVID-19 vaccines, calling for Commission head Ursula von der Leyen to explain her comments.
Coronavirus 05-02-2021

MEP lambasts AstraZeneca for treating EU citizens as ‘second class’

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has come under fire for treating EU citizens unfairly from EPP MEP Peter Liese, who criticised the company for not being forthcoming with information.
Brexit 03-02-2021

How the vaccine export control blunder exposed von der Leyen’s ‘flawed’ centralism

Relevant EU commissioners were not consulted and staffer members had less than 30 minutes for a “quick check” before the EU's proposed vaccine export control mechanism was presented to journalists last Friday (29 January), officials told EURACTIV.
Health 30-01-2021

EU backs off jab threat in Britain row as WHO warns against ‘vaccine nationalism’

The European Union on Friday (29 January) backtracked on a threat to restrict exports of coronavirus shots to Northern Ireland in its growing row with Britain, as the WHO warned against "vaccine nationalism".