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US News EU countries agree to share "solidarity vaccines"

02:40  02 april  2021
02:40  02 april  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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LES PAYS DE L'UE CONVIENNENT DE PARTAGER DES © Reuters / Dado RUVIC Countries Of the EU agreed to share "solidarity vaccines"

Brussels (Reuters) - most European Union countries have agreed on Thursday to share some of their future deliveries of vaccines against coronavirus with five members of the Community Bloc that they feel the most troubled in the face of the sanitary crisis.

The EU vaccine doses are shared between the 27 members on the basis of the size of the population.

After days of negotiations, Bloc's ambassadors found an agreement to amend this system of sharing for 10 million doses of the Pfizer-Biontech vaccine expected in the second quarter, in order to promote EU countries with the most need.

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on these 10 million vaccines, 2.85 million doses called "solidarity" will be shared between five countries - Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia and Slovakia -, according to a press release issued by Portugal, which occupies the Presidency of the Council of EU Ambassadors. These countries will also receive their original dose pro-rata.

The statement states that, in order to achieve this agreement, 19 member countries agreed to receive their share of vaccines on a revised total of about 6.60 million doses.

Three countries - Austria, Czech Republic and Slovenia - have decided not to change expected deliveries.

(Kate Abnett, with Gabriela Baczynska; French version Jean Terzian)

frontal opposition between the United Kingdom and the European Union on vaccine exports .
© SIPA estimated by the lack of vaccine deliveries from the United Kingdom, Europeans have hardened the tone on Thursday night. They are willing to suspend exports from AstraZeneca doses produced in their soil as long as the laboratory has not caught up with its delivery delays. One-way deliveries. Representatives of the 27 countries of the European Union met Thursday for a videoconferencing summit.

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