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08 March 2021 "From what we see AstraZeneca is distributing less than 10%" of the vaccine doses in the EU compared to what was agreed for the first quarter.
Thus the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, in an interview with a group of European media, including ANSA.
According to the contract, "AstraZeneca had to start producing before they got market authorization" and stockpile "to distribute the doses once the green light was given. It worked with Biontech-Pfizer and Moderna, it didn't work with AstraZeneca. We want to know what happened, "he added.
Immediately with Rome on the stop at AstraZeneca
"If a company does not" honor its commitments, "we cannot allow it to export. I supported" Mario Draghi's "Italy from the beginning because from what we see AstraZeneca distributes less than 10%" in Europe "than it was was agreed for the first quarter. Therefore full support and alignment with Italy ".
To block exports "was a consensual decision", said the president of the EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.
Stop export AstraZeneca until compliance with the agreements
"We expect AstraZeneca to increase its efforts to distribute more and catch up. This will be the reference on the possibility" for the company "to export also from other Member States".
Failure of Italy authorization "is not a one-off, depends on the company" re-create "confidence honoring the contract. If you do that, certainly in exports doors will be open, said the president of the European Commission.
Green light to ' Ema quick ok on adapted vaccines
"Ema has already published guidelines to speed up the approval of adapted vaccines in case of new variants.
We will adopt it in college on 11 March ", said the President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen.
The EU should not be the scapegoat 'Our strategy works'
" The EU should not be the scapegoat.
Our vaccination strategy works.
Although the number of infections is increasing in many countries, the death rate is decreasing.
This shows that our vaccination strategy, including the prioritization of elderly and vulnerable people, is the right one. "Thus the President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, in an interview with a group of European media, including the 'HANDLE.