Luxembourg Times: EU dispute over vaccines continues, now in the background

Luxembourg Times: EU dispute over vaccines continues, now in the background. “When EU leaders met last Thursday, it wasn’t the European Commission’s decision to toughen up the mechanism to block vaccine exports that heated up discussions. It was Austria’s demands for how to divide the doses available to the countries most affected by AstraZeneca’s shortages. One might argue that trying to convince 26 other heads of state and government that your people’s lives are more important than theirs was neither a very smart move nor an easy task. Yet Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz seemed pretty confident he would succeed.”

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